A perfect partner for daffodils, spring starflower grows just 3-4 inches tall and is decorated with white or purple-blue spicy-scented flowers in spring. Plant the bulbs near clusters of daffodils to carpet the soil around the sunny bloomers with pretty star-shape flowers. Spring starflower naturalizes rapidly. Its grasslike foliage makes it a pretty complement in a meadow where its naturalizing habits are often encouraged. It is considered one of the easiest bulbs to grow.
Plant spring starflower in well-drained soil and full sun or part shade. Plant bulbs 2-3 inches deep and about 2 inches apart. The plants will go dormant in late spring. Foliage will die back, and the plant will essentially disappear underground until the following spring.
Plant Spring starflower with
Yellow daffodils are especially striking when paired with violet-blue spring starflowers. Choose a naturalizing variety.
Grape hyacinth's flower spikes are especially striking paired with star-shape spring starflower.
Continue the color show in summer by planting spring starflower alongside prairie natives, such as purple coneflower.