Common Star Of Bethlehem
Also known as
Dove's Dung, Eleven O'Clock Lady, Jack-Go-To-Bed-At-Noon, Nap At Noon, Sleepy Dick, Summer Snowflake, Garden Star-Of-Bethlehem, Nap-At-Noon, Pyrenees Star-Of-Bethlehem
2 years to reach maturity
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Common Star Of Bethlehem Overview
Bulbous perennial species with a spreading growth habit, reproducing rapidly through offsets. Foliage is linear and attractively veined with white in the centre. Star-shaped, pure white flowers are produced, tinged with green on the outside. These are produced on branched inflorescences during early summer.
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How to propagate Common Star Of Bethlehem
You can grow them from seed sown in autumn or spring.
Other uses of Common Star Of Bethlehem
Naturaliser, edging, border, rock garden. Good for planting in and between shrubs and grasses. Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.