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Ipheion 'Alberto Castillo'

A fantastically good value bulb for the garden and for picking. These like to be planted in a sunny spot. More
20 bulbs 260736-20 £5.95 In stock
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I've never seen an Ipheion like this which I came across at a fantastic bulb breeder and collector this spring. They stand on tall, elegant thin stems, make much more of a show and best of all, flower in spring and then again in the autumn.

A fantastically good value bulb for the garden and for picking. These like to be planted in a sunny spot.

Genus Ipheion
Variety Albert Castillo
Type Tender Perennial Bulb
Common Name Spring Star Flower
Border Position Front
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing Plant 10-15cm (4-6in) deep,10cm (4in) apart.
Care Tips Protect in winter with a thick mulch.
Flowering March - April
Vase Life Perfect for picking with flowers in both spring and autumn. I love them with crocuses and muscari.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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