Ipheion Mixed

Starflower

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Pink, periwinkle blue, and white Ipheion are dainty sparkling treasures in the spring garden. Starflowers will quickly naturalize to form impressive ‘constellations’ – a perfect underplanting around shrubs and deciduous trees. The bright grass-like foliage will go dormant when hot weather arrives. Flowers and foliage have a mild spicy fragrance. 15 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 4+cm.

Details

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 4-6" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Mixed
Accent: Mixed

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Ipheion General Information

Ipheion are a perfect addition to the rock garden. Solitary star-shaped flowers on 6" stems grow above narrow grass-like blades in Spring.

Ipheion Plant Care

Prefers average, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Plant 2-3" deep and space 4-6" apart. Naturalizes by bulb offsets and self-seeding. Plants usually go dormant by late spring when temperatures begin to rise.