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Spring starflower

Ipheion uniflorum

Star-shaped, honey-scented, pale silvery blue flowers are borne in spring for several weeks. The leaves, to 10 inches long, are semi-erect, strap-shaped, and silver-green.

CareGrow in moist but well-drained soil. Blooms well in both shade and full sun. Tolerant of different soil types. Easy to divide and transplant. Mulch in winter for added protection in the colder edge of its range.

PropagationDivide in summer when dormant.

ProblemsSlugs and snails.

  • Genus : Ipheion
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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