Ipheion Rolf Fiedler AGM

£6.00£36.00

Attractive electric blue flowers make this variety great for the alpine house.

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Description

Rolf Fiedler is a superb variety of iphieon with lovely pure white flowers.

It has been awarded a Garden Merit (AGM) by the RHS for its all round garden performance.

Iphieons are also known as the Spring starflower and are quite frost hardy and naturalise well over time. Ipheion are also low maintenance so do not need deadheading or weeding! The leaves give off a faint odour of onion when brushed against.

Ipheion are very attractive hardy plants from South America.

Cultivation Instructions:

Bulbs should be planted 6-8cm deep and 6cm apart in a well drained soil. They can be planted in heavier soils, just add a bit of grit to the hole before planting to aid drainage.

They are ideal for edging a spring border or naturalising under deciduous trees and shrubs, where they soon spread to form impressive colonies.

Growing Information

Flowering time: March-April

Flowering Height: 4-6 inches (10-15cm)

Aspect: Semi to full sun in the warmer parts of the garden

Soil type: Free draining humus rich soils that do not dry out, acid through to alkaline.  Split clumps in early autumn to late spring to help naturalisation.

Care Tips:

In early spring ensure young shoots are protected from slugs and snails.

Using Bulb Starter when initially planting out to help boost the growth of the root system.

New season top quality bulbs supplied from September onwards

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