Plant of the Month for March 2018

Ornithogalum fimbriatum
Ornithogalum fimbriatum

Description and General Information:

Ornithogalum fimbriatum is a bulbous species native to dry areas of the Balkans and Turkey.  Plants produce a flat rosette of narrow green leaves with distinct ciliate margins.  The flowers arise from the center of the rosette, on stems 10-15 cm tall. The white flowers with a green striped reverse, 2-3 cm in diameter, are produced in a dense raceme.

Cultivation:

Any well-drained site in full sun; keep dry in summer. Hardy to zone 5.

Blooming season:

Mid to late spring

Propagation:

Seed, division

Seed:

Sow seeds in autumn and leave outside for ther winter.

Division:

Well established clumps may be dug once dormant and separated into individual bulbs.

Cuttings:

N/A

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