Description for Chincherinchee Praxis (Random Color)
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(s): Star-of-Bethlehem, Wonder Flower, Chincherinchee
Flower colours: Any color
Bloom time: Summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 24 inches
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow
Planting and 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
Soil: Well-drained soil
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Chincherinchee Praxis
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.
Typical uses of Chincherinchee Praxis
Special features: Long-lasting flowers
Ornamental use: The flowers bed are so much pretty to add your garden.