Giant Chincherinchee (Ornithogalum saundersiae)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 32 inches and up
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Poisonous to wildlife and domestic animals
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 26, 2012 2:49 PM

A tough late spring bloomer that attracts butterflies. This striking plant makes lovely white blooms that work great as cut flowers too.

Can be invasive.

Poisonous to animals if ingested!

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