Spring starflower (Ipheion uniflorum) has pale blue petals. Head to our Davies Alpine House to see them. Interestingly, the leaves smell of onions, so we don’t recommend smelling them. The star-shaped flowers, however, emit a sweet fragrance in spring.


  • Title: Spring starflower
  • Creator: RBG Kew
  • Location Created: Kew
  • Rights: RBG Kew

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