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Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum nutans

Hyacinthaceae (formerly Liliaceae)

Leaves are basal, linear, up to 2 ft long by 3/8 in wide; flowers are nodding with recurved petals.

Plant Form or Habit: curved

Plant Use: small foliage ground cover

Exposure: low

Flower Color: green with white margins

Blooming Period: spring summer

Height: up to 2 feet


Foliage Texture: fine

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Grow well in poor, well drained soils.


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