Ipheion uniflorum / Triteleia uniflorum / Brodiaea uniflorum


Ipheion uniflorum / Triteleia uniflorum / Brodiaea uniflorum

Two wreaths of three petals join to create unique star-shaped flowers. The plant's grassy leaves (which smell like garlic, so critters will leave it alone, but do not plant too close to your home) will emerge before the Winter season and then freeze but this has no negative effect on their flowering performance later on in the Spring.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Late Spring - Early Summer

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun to dappled shade partial shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?

Pale blue-violet to white

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

2 in / 5 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

3 in / 8 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

4-6 in / 10-15 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders and rock gardens.

Other Popular Varieties

(Besides the species itself); 'Rolf Fiedler' (deep blue) and 'Wisley Blue' (lilac-blue & white).

About the Family

Ipheion Family

The genus Ipheion occurs naturally in Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil.

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