25x Ipheion 'Jessie' - Bulb

Ipheion uniflorum 'Jessie'
25x Ipheion 'Jessie'

Spring is in the offing

These blue flowers announce that spring is in the air! The ‘Jessie’ spring starflower is strong and blossoms each year. It likes being planted in large groups and due to its size, it looks lovely between your perennials. Just let these spring starflowers go about their business!

It’s best to plant the Ipheon in your garden in autumn. The flower blossoms between March and June. In addition, the spring starflower will naturalise quite well year after year.
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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • What do I need?
    • Small spade or bulb planter
    • Watering can
    • Fresh potting soil and hydro grains (for pots or planters)

    How do I plant the spring starflower?
    It’s best to plant the spring starflower as soon as possible after receipt. Plant it directly into the ground, in a flower pot or in a spacious planter. The spring starflower grows best in loose, well-drained soil. A sheltered spot in the sun, semi-shade or in the shadow will do just fine.

    The spring starflower needs to be planted at a depth of about 10 cm. The distance between the bulbs should be about 5 cm. Use a small spade or a special bulb planter for planting. Plant the bulb with the tip up and the roots down.

    Planting the spring starflower in the garden
    Find a suitable place in the border or create a flowerbed. Loosen the soil well and divide the bulbs across the surface. That can be done in groups of 15, or spread 30 bulbs out evenly. Plant the bulbs as indicated above, water immediately, and don't walk on the freshly planted area.

    How do I plant the spring starflower in a pot or planter?
    Put a layer of hydro grains on the bottom of a decorative pot. Place the spring starflower in the potting soil at the right depth. Water immediately after planting. It's best to put the pot inside in winter, as a spring starflower in a pot doesn't cope well with frost. 
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  • Care
  • What do I need?
    • Watering can
    • Cow manure pellets

    How do I care for the spring starflower?
    You can leave the spring starflower in the same spot for years. The bulbs are very well suited to let them naturalise. Remove the stems after blooming so all the energy goes to the bulb. Clip off the leaves once they turn yellow. The Ipheon will surely appreciate some fertiliser after blooming!
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Ipheion uniflorum 'Jessie'
    Delivery type Supplied as bulb or tuber
    Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
    Color Blue
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period March - May
    Growing height10 - 15 cm
    Planting distance5 cm
    Planting depth5 cm
    Circumference bulb4 cm
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