Ornithogalum arabicum forms fragrant clusters of white, star-like flowers with glistening, jet black central ovaries.
Ornithogalum arabicum is a star-of-Bethlehem often referred to as Arabian starflower that grows widespread in southern Europe and northern Africa. It forms two foot stems topped with clusters of white, star-like flowers with glistening, jet black central ovaries. It has a beautiful fragrance. Great as a cut flower. Estimates of hardiness range from zones 7, 8 and 9. Grow in good drainage or in pots that can be protected for severe freezing.
Common Name: Arabian Starflower - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Black
Bloom Time: Spring
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
Europe and Africa - North Africa
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