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Ipheion uniflorum

Star Flower

Spring Star Flower
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Ipheion uniflorum
Principal Common Name Star Flower
Common Name(s) Spring Star Flower
Synonym
Description Flowering bulb plant with slender stems, and single 1/2 inch blossoms with six overlapping petals generally white tinged with blue.
General Comments There are several variants including a white one called 'Album' and a dark blue one called 'Wisley Blue.'
Origin
Nativity Argentina, Uruguay, Chile
Height Range 4 - 6 IN
Spread Range 4 - 6 IN
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Blue-green
Leaf Texture Blade-like : Fragrant : Narrow : Strap-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color Blue : Dark Blue : Light Blue : White with blue tinge
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Flower : Form : Fragrance

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