Cape Chincherinchee (Ornithogalum thyrsoides)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 20 inches (30-50cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches (30-61cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Toxicity: Other: Poisonous to livestock
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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