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 ||Yellow|
|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
- 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|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Chincherinchee special feature
- 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 Yellow
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?
What temperature does a chincherinchee like?
How should I fertilize my chincherinchee?
Apply any organic fertilizer.
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