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Plant description:

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.

Family: Hyacinthaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: or-ni-THOG-al-um thurs-OY-deez

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Botanical name

Ornithogalum thyrsoides x hybrids

Plant Care

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Flowers

Flowering time: September, October , This winter-growing bulb has a creamy white inflorescence with a buff ‘eye’ that appears in late spring.    

Common name(s)

Chincherinchee

Origin

Maintenance

They can be left in the ground for several years before lifting to divide overcrowded plants.

Uses

Ornithogalum thyrsoides yields very good cut flowers.

Other languages

Tjienkerientjee (A)

Flowering time:

September,
October ,

This winter-growing bulb has a creamy white inflorescence with a buff ‘eye’ that appears in late spring.
Ornithogalum thyrsoides bulb white flowers   Ornithogalum thyrsoides individual flower

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