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Ipheion

Ipheion spp.

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ipheion uniflorum Alberto Castillo
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Ipheion Overview

A small genus containing only 2 species of small, bulbous perennial flowering plants in the Amaryllidaceae family native to Argentina, Uruguay and Southern Brazil with some species naturalised elsewhere. Known commonly as Spring starflower, they have clumps of narrow, onion-scented leaves and fragrant honey-scented star-shaped flowers in late Winter and early Spring.

Common problems with Ipheion

Other uses of Ipheion

Excellent for pot plants (containers) in cold greenhouses.