Ornithogalum arabicum grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Ornithogalum also known as Arabian starflower or Arabian star of Bethlehem, Ornithogalum arabicum perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental cut flower fragrance plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10 (possible to keep the bulb in the soil) 4-7 (possible to keep the bulb over the winter indoor).
Leaves color green in linear shape and grow from the bulb.
Ornithogalum arabicum flower
Flower color white in the middle there is darker spot, the flower shape it’s like star with 6 elliptic petals, the flowers grow on stalk.
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VIDEO How to grow Ornithogalum arabicum growing and care:
Dry summer (or take the bulb out of the ground), well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Poisonous bulb
Spring in cold climate – Autumn / Winter in hot climate Recommended planting season?
? Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: Summer
How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stalk and in the end of the season all
Size of the plant? 20-40cm, 8-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing
Average amount of water Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Winter / Spring Bloom season:
General information about the flower White flower in the middle there is darker spot, the flower shape it’s like star with 6 elliptic petals, the flowers grow on stalk
Spring flowers Winter flowers
Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate
Ornamental flower Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
Deciduous Geophyte Herbaceous Perennial plant
Floristry Fragrance Ornamental plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
Full sun Plants Part shade Plants
Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 9