Chincherinchee, Ornithogalum (White) - Bulbs

Showy plant with beautiful large long lasting flowers, ideal for growing in pots.
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About Chincherinchee

The common name of the genus, Star-of-Bethlehem, is based on its star-shaped flowers. The genus Ornithogalum contains about 180 species. The genus is characterized by long linear to oblong-lanceolate (lance-shaped) leaves. The bulbs are ovoid with free or concrescent scales.

These are white or off-white with green or brown shading in the centre, which fades over time. These flowers last a long time, once open, and bend towards the light. The leaves are fleshy and sword-shaped, and the only number about six per stalk. They feel soft and smooth to the touch.

Common Name Star-of-Bethlehem, Wonder Flower, Chincherinchee
Height Up to 24 inches
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
  • You should fertilize a plant at planting time and growing season
  • Mulch the plant with organic matter

Chincherinchee care

  • Sowing season of Chincherinchee bulb is in the spring and summer season
  • Choose a location in full sun and be sure the soil is well drained
  • Use the potting mix for bulb plantation as Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1) Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
Sunlight Full to partial sunlight
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

Chincherinchee special feature

Long-lasting flowers

Chincherinchee uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The flowers bed are so much pretty to add your garden

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do chincherinchee grow?

On average chincherinchee grows Up to 24 inches

What color are chincherinchee?

A chincherinchee plant bears flowers of color White

How hard is chincherinchee to grow?

A chincherinchee is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a chincherinchee need?

A chincherinchee prefers Full to partial sunlight

How much water does a chincherinchee need?

A chincherinchee prefers watering Moderately

What kind of soil does a chincherinchee need?

Well-drained soil

What temperature does a chincherinchee like?

20 to 30 degrees C

How should I fertilize my chincherinchee?

Apply any organic fertilizer.


Friday, 24 January 2020

Sagar Dalvi

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Perfect plant to bring contrast colours in your garden.

Sreenivasan Changarath

Saturday, 27 May 2017

I gifted this plant to my father.

Joshi Prisy
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