Flowering and growth height
36 - 40 inch
Plant depth
4 - 4.7 inch
Planting distance
4 - 4.7 inch
Attracting bees and butterflies
Yes
Suitable for pots and planters
No
Deer and rodent resistant
No
Scented
No
Suitable as cut flower
Yes

The Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum Saundersiae) is a bulbous plant that originates from South-Africa. This variety has cream star-shaped flowers with noticeable black stamen. The nickname Star of Bethlehem comes from the star shape of the flowers, named after the star that appeared above the place Jesus was born. You plant the Star of Bethlehem in your border, but it is also very suitable for planting in a pot. It is also very popular as a cut flower in bouquets. 

Attracting bees and butterflies Yes
Bulb/tuber size 16/18
Bulb type Ornithogalum
Deer and rodent resistant No
Flower colour White
Flowering and growth height 36 - 40 inch
Flowering period July, August, September
Hardiness zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Hardy Yes
Naturalising No
Per package 2
Place / Planting position Sun
Plant depth 4 - 4.7 inch
Planting distance 4 - 4.7 inch
Scented No
Suitable as cut flower Yes
Suitable for pots and planters No

Other information

Pre-orders can be placed until the first week of August, which will be shipped in the first half of September and delivered in October.