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Arabicum
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    Arabicum

Ornithogalum arabicum

Family: Hyacinthaceae
Common: Star of Bethlehem
Species Origin: Mediterranean


Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Tunicated bulb
Sizes Available: 12/14 to 18/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: 77°F (25°C)


Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: White with a black ovary
Shape: Multiflowered umbel
Size: Florets 1 inch (2.5 cm) long
Floret/Flower Number: 10 to 25
Flowering Season: Outdoor – summer
Total Height: Up to 30-40 inches (75-100 cm)
Number of Stems: 1 to 2
Uses: Garden, fresh cut flower
Planting Time: Fall or spring
Planting Depth: 3 inches (7.5 cm) to base of bulb
Spacing: 2 inches (5 cm) apart


 

 

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