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any of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers

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It might just be that the whitest flowers in the world grow on the evergreen candytuft, Iberis sempervirens.
The delightful small tortoiseshell is most fond of michaelmas daisies, while small skippers will go for geraniums and candytufts.
Geraniums and candytufts will attract Small Kipper, while Michaelmass Daises are the favourite fare of Small Tortoiseshell.
Cranesbill is another pink favourite, and looks great tucked in among some white rock cress and candytufts.
Nail me down and I'd go for Michaelmas daisies (for Small Tortoiseshell), geraniums, candytufts (Small Skipper), sweet peas, primroses, marigolds, aubretia (Small White), catmint, phlox and ice plant (Comma).