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Ornithogalum pyramidale


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Ornithogalum pyramidale forms pyramidal spikes of fragrant, outward-facing, pure white, star-shaped flowers with green-striped reverses in early summer.


Description:
Ornithogalum pyramidale is an ephemeral bulb with pyramidal spikes of fragrant, outward-facing, pure white, star-shaped flowers with green-striped reverses blooming in early summer. The stems are 24-32 inches tall and last for a long time as a cut flower. Tolerant of part shade and moist to dry soils. Possibly hardy to zone 5. Photo: Wikipedia.


Common Name: Star-of-Bethlehem

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Sandy or clayey soils in fields, scrub, woodlands, deserts, waste ground, and rocky terrain.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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