Ipheion Charlotte Bishop


Beautiful mauvey pink flowers – this must be seen to be appreciated.

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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

Cultivation Instructions

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

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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