Ipheion Charlotte Bishop is a deciduous bulb to 20cm tall, forming a clump of narrow leaves, with star-shaped light pink flowers 4cm wide, slightly darked in the centre of each petal, opening in late winter and early spring.
They are small bulbous perennials with narrow grass-like leaves and honey-scented star-shaped flowers in spring, usually in shades of white or pale blue
Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and plant bulbs 8cms deep and 5cms apart. Ipheion Charlotte Bishop 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
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.
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