The Persian Candytuft (Aethionema grandiflorum) is a flowering evergreen perennial plant in the Brassicaceae family. It is also known as the Persian Stonecress.
It is native to Turkey, the southern Caucasus, and northern Iran.
It grows to 15-30 centimetres (6-12 inches) tall.
The Persian Candytuft is a many-stemmed plant in tall mounds with up to 15 pink to lilac flowers.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls