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Ornithogalum arabicum


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

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Black

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

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Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

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