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Ornithogalum umbellatum

Common Name(s):
Star of Bethlehem
Categories:
Perennial Bulbs, Spring Bulbs
Comment:

Tolerates summer drought, but requires moisture during growing season

Season:
Late spring (May)
Light:
Full sunlight, to PM only or AM only sunlight, to 25% shade
Height:
4-6 in.
Space:
2-3 in. apart, 20-25 per sq. ft.
Flowering Period:
Late Spring
Flower Color:
White
Depth:
5 in. to base of the bulb
Usage:
Beds, borders, ground covers, rock gardens, woodland gardens.
Organ:
Tunicated bulb
Hardiness:
Hardy III - injured below 5 degrees F (-15C)
Origin:
Asia minor, Europe, and Northern Africa

NCCES plant id: 834

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