Spring Starflower

Ipheion uniflorum

Spring Starflower - Ipheion  uniflorum

Common Name: Spring Starflower
Genus: Ipheion
Species: uniflorum

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Good for a rock garden

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.20 m (20 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.05 m (5 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This bulbous perennial produces thin, light green leaves in autumn. The leaves have an onion like scent when crushed. Scented, light blue, star shaped flowers are produced in spring. Divide clumps when they become congested.