The deepest blue Ipheion we have and a lovely plant. The flowers form very early in the year if conditions are good - we often have flowers at Christmas on plants simply kept under cover with no heat.
A member of the onion family, the mid-green, grassy leaves sprout from little underground bulbs in autumn after a short summer dormancy. An easy plant to grow and non-invasive, it prefers a favoured, sunny position such as against the foot of a wall in a well-drained soil. Some claim them only half-hardy but they have survived plenty of hard frost here. About 15cm (6") high at most.
We send out established plants with several growing bulbs (when not dormant) in each pot.
The botanists weren't happy with the name Ipheion and you may find them under a new name of Tristagma.