Ipheion Mixed


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Plant Code: BIPMI

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.


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

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.