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Other common names
spring starflower 'Froyle Mill'
Ipheion are small bulbous perennials with onion-scented, narrowly strap-shaped leaves and sweet-scented star-shaped flowers in late winter and spring
'Froyle Mill' is a perennial bulb to 15cm, with grassy light green, onion-scented foliage and honey-scented, deep violet, star-shaped flowers 3-4cm in width, solitary on erect stems
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant 8cm deep in autumn in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil that does not dry out. Provide protective winter mulch in colder areas
Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame when ripe or divide in summer when dormant
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Slugs and snails may be a problem
Generally disease free
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