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Ornithogalum thyrsoides x hybrids
Botanical Name: Ornithogalum thyrsoides x hybrids
Common Name(s): Chincherinchee
This winter-growing bulb has a creamy white inflorescence with a buff ‘eye’ that appears in late spring. They can be left in the ground for several years before lifting to divide overcrowded plants. Yields very good cut flowers. O. dubium (yellow chincherinchee, geeltjienk) bears star shaped orange-yellow flowers in spring.
Botanical Pronunciation: or-ni-THOG-al-um thurs-OY-deez
Semi Frost Hardy
They can be left in the ground for several years before lifting to divide overcrowded plants.
This plant is indigenous to Southern Africa.
Ornithogalum thyrsoides yields very good cut flowers.