Ornithogalum White (Regular) - 50 bulbs p-pack
March - May
What is a pre-order?
Pre-orders allow you to purchase your bulbs before they are available for delivery. We send out all our bulbs at their correct planting time.
Ornithogalum is an indigenous and long-lasting cut flower. The dainty white star-shaped flowers are clustered in an umbel atop a long and strong stem.
Family name: Asparagaceae
Common name: chincherinchee, chinks
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Planting time: April to May
Flowering time: September to October
Active growth: June to August
Dormancy time: December to March
Lifting time: January
Type (true bulb, rhizome, corm, etc): True bulb
Mature height: 30-100cm
Planting depth: 2cm
Planting spacing: 10cm
Lowest temperature: 0°C
Watering frequency: Water every three to four days for 10 minutes, provided it hasn't rained.
Position and soil: Plant in well-draining, sandy loam. Add compost, and work into a depth of about 30cm. Mulch with compost.
All parts of the plant are poisonous. Avoid consumption by animals – Keep away from children and pets.