How To Grow Ipheion In The Spring Flower Garden
Growing Ipheion uniflorum is possible in large parts of the Northeast. This bulb is a member of the lily family and while it is a South
American native, it is surprisingly hardy being normally hardy into USDA zone 5.
Let me suggest you take the plunge and plant a small clump of these little gems in your rock garden or front of the flower border; you won't
This is an early to mid-spring bloomer with lovely star-shaped flowers of blue-violet through white.
Ipheon uniflorum 'Rolf Fiedler'
How To Grow
Grow this plant in the full sunlight where it will attain a full spring height of 5-7 inches tall.
It wants a well-drained soil - clay or winter wet will kill it fairly quickly.
Plant the base of the bulb approximately 3 inches deep.
Plant bulbs approximately 2 inches apart.
Note: you may very well find the leaves emerge in the fall freezing solid and the flower emerges in the spring. This normally isn't
a cause for panic as this is it's natural growth habit.
Ipheon uniflorum 'Alberto Castillo'
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