Iberis GibraltaricaGibraltar Candy-Tuft
- Class and Order
- Tetradynamia Siliculosa
- Generic Character
- Corolla irregularis: Petalis 2 exterioribus majoribus. Silicula polysperma, emarginata.
- Specific Character and Synonyms
- IBERIS Gibraltarica frutescens foliis apice dentatis. Linn. Syst. Veg. ed. 14. Murr. p. 589
- THLASPIDIUM Hispanicum, ampliore flore folio crasso dentato. Dill. Elth. 382. t. 287. f. 37.
The flowers of this plant, a native of Gibraltar, bear some resemblance to those of the Common Candy-Tuft, but when they blow in perfection, they are usually twice as large; hence they are highly ornamental in the green-house, which early in the Spring, the time of their coming forth, stands in need of some such shewy flowers.