Starflower 'Jessie' Bulbs

Starflower 'Jessie' Bulbs
Starflower 'Jessie' Bulbs

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Fragrant in both flower and leaf
SKU 07080-PK-10
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Bulb Pack Size
Pack of 10
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Key Characteristics
Zone

5 - 9

Mature Height

12 IN

Mature Width

6 IN

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Dry, Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay, Sandy, Poor

Description / Starflower 'Jessie' Bulbs

Pack of 10 Bulbs

Boasting the deepest, richest blue tones of the entire Ipheion family, this seedling of the classic variety 'Rolf Feidler' is a joy in the mid- to late spring garden, Starflower 'Jessie' cupped 6-petaled blooms glowing like jewels on the garden floor. Resistant to deer and other pests, long-blooming, and so easy to grow, Starflower 'Jessie' is an absolute necessity in the partly to fully shaded border.

Ipheion is related to Allium, and though the flowers have a sweet floral scent, the leaves retain the heady spice of the onion family. Starflower 'Jessie' is easily the showiest member of the family, with broader, healthier foliage than others, in addition to it's exceptionally vibrant blooms. The foliage will last until summer, then go dormant for several weeks, reappearing in the cooler weather of fall.

The blooms are exquisite on this little plant, which reaches just 4 to 6 inches high when not in bloom, and 9 to 12 inches high when topped by starry blue blooms. Deer and rabbits leave Starflower 'Jessie' alone (that onion-scented foliage repulses them), and you may find that the flowers stay fresh and pretty for a full two months in the garden.

Native to South America, Starflower 'Jessie' naturalizes readily. You will come to treasure Starflower 'Jessie' show in the spring bulb garden.

Product Details

Item Form Bulb
Bulb Pack Size Pack of 10
Genus Ipheion
Species uniflorum
Variety 'Jessie'
Product Classification Bulbs
Habit Mound-shaped
USDA Zone Low 5
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Color Blue
Bloom Season Start Early Spring
Bloom Season End Late Spring
Foliage Color Dark Green
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Pest Fighter
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Ground Cover, Naturalizing, Outdoor
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI
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