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Giant Chincherinchee

Ornithogalum saundersiae

Also known as

Reuse Tjienkerientjee

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

10cm

70cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Giant Chincherinchee

Flowers
Plants in flower
Black ovaries in the centre of each flower
Flower heads

Giant Chincherinchee Overview

The giant chincherinchee is an attractive, easily cultivated garden plant and produces eye-catching, long-lasting flowers that are very suitable for use as cut flowers. ZA Distribution: KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.

How to propagate Giant Chincherinchee

Bulbs

Propagate by seed or offsets, in autumn for spring-flowering bulbs, in spring for summer-flowering bulbs.

Seed

Special features of Giant Chincherinchee

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Other uses of Giant Chincherinchee

Borders, rock gardens, flower arranging

Other uses