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Botanical name: Ipheion uniflorum 'Wisley Blue'
Other names: Spring starflower 'Wisley Blue'
Variety or cultivar: 'Wisley Blue' _ 'Wisley Blue' is a low-growing, bulbous perennial. In spring, it produces tufts of narrow leaves and lilac-blue, star-shaped flowers.
Ipheion uniflorum 'Wisley Blue' is: Deciduous
Flower: Blue in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring
Fragrance: Flowers are honey-scented and leaves smell of onion when crushed.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease-free
Propagation methods: Offsets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Ipheion uniflorum 'Wisley Blue' (Spring starflower 'Wisley Blue') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock
Cultivation: Plant 8cm deep in moderately fertile, moisture-retentive, free-draining soil. Slightly tender and will need protection from frosts and excessive winter wet.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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