Iberis gibraltarica is part of the Brassicaceae family of plants. They also call it Gibraltar Candytuft. It is actually native to North Africa, but it grows naturally in Gibraltar and it is the national flower of Gibraltar. In its native habitat, it grows in limestone crevices.
It is a low-growing perennial. Iberis gibraltarica grows to about 30cm or 1ft tall and 45cm or 1.5ft wide. It flowers in spring and summer. The flowers are white or light purple.
How to grow Iberis gibraltarica:
Grow Iberis gibraltarica in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in well-drained soil. Iberis gibraltarica tolerates poor or dry soil. It attracts bees and butterflies but it is deer resistant and drought tolerant. It can be planted in containers and tolerates coastal locations.