Ipheion Alberto Castillo

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A wonderful pure white ipheion – they originate from South America.

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Description

Ipheion Alberto Castillo has white large flowers and was collected in the 1980s by Alberto Castillo, the owner of Ezeiza Botanical Garden, from an abandoned Buenos Aires garden.

A lovely well formed pure white ipheion which associates well with other plants of similar height and structure. Ipheion are very attractive hardy plants from South America.

Cultivation Information

Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and plant bulbs 8cms deep and 5cms apart. They like well drained humus rich soils that do not dry out. Split clumps in early autumn or late spring and in the colder gardens mulch well to give winter protection. In early spring ensure young shoots are protected from slugs and snails.

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

Care tips:

Water bulbs after planting and apply a mulch of compost in November/December.

Feed regularly during the growing season with bone meal or tomato food.

Growing Information

Flowering Height: 4-6″ (10-15cm)

Flowering Period: March-April

Aspect: Full sun to semi shade

Soil type: All free draining soils that are fertile

Planting Depth: 6-8cms

Planting distance: 6-8cms

New season top quality bulbs supplied from September onwards

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