OK
In progress indicator

Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop' (Spring starflower 'Charlotte Bishop')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop'

Other names

Spring starflower 'Charlotte Bishop'

Genus

Ipheion Ipheion

Variety or Cultivar

'Charlotte Bishop' _ 'Charlotte Bishop' is a low-growing, bulbous perennial. In spring, it produces tufts of narrow leaves and pink, star-shaped flowers.


Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are honey-scented and leaves smell of onion when crushed.

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop' (Spring starflower 'Charlotte Bishop') 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,well-drained soil that does not dry out. Slightly tender and will need protection from frosts and excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop'

Other names

Spring starflower 'Charlotte Bishop'

Genus

Ipheion Ipheion

Variety or Cultivar

'Charlotte Bishop' _ 'Charlotte Bishop' is a low-growing, bulbous perennial. In spring, it produces tufts of narrow leaves and pink, star-shaped flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are honey-scented and leaves smell of onion when crushed.


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop' (Spring starflower 'Charlotte Bishop') 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,well-drained soil that does not dry out. Slightly tender and will need protection from frosts and excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun Tell us...
Aspect: South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3) Tell us...

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login

In progress indicator
Note

Note

You are adding a note to: ?

Cancel