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Yellow Chincherinchee

Ornithogalum dubium

Also known as

Sun Star, Star Of Bethlehem, Orange Star Flower, Geeltjienkerientjee

Dubium FR 2013 by JLPC (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Yellow Chincherinchee
A photo of Yellow Chincherinchee
Ornithogalum dubium D
Ornithogalum dubium
A photo of Yellow Chincherinchee

Overview

Bulbous perennial species that grows to a flowering height of around 30cm, producing lance-shaped leaves and branched inflorescences composed of many orange or yellow blooms. These are around 2.5cm wide and usually have a dark centre.

Special Features

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Uses

Medicinal