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Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) is a plant species that is endemic to the Cape Province in South Africa.

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) is a plant species that is endemic to the Cape Province in South Africa.

Chinkerinchee (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) - from a flower arrangement at Hotel Porto Santa Maria, Funchal, Madeira Island. #madeira #secretmadeira (author photo click on image)

Chinkerinchee (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) - from a flower arrangement at Hotel Porto Santa Maria, Funchal, Madeira Island. #madeira #secretmadeira (author photo click on image)

Orange Star,Ornithogalum dubium, indoor plant, blooms 1-3 months, native to South Africa

Orange Star,Ornithogalum dubium, indoor plant, blooms 1-3 months, native to South Africa

The Star of Bethlehem Flower or Ornithogalum umbellatum is a winter bulb that belongs to the Lily Family. This winter bulb blooms late in spring or early in summer. The Star of Bethlehem is indigenous to the Mediterranean and is quite similar to that of the wild garlic. This winter bulb also has arching leaves like the wild garlic but doesn’t have the garlic odor when it’s crushed. The flowers of Star of Bethlehem, when in bloom are attractive for a few weeks but have somehow escaped…

Everything to Know About Star of Bethlehem Flower

The Star of Bethlehem Flower or Ornithogalum umbellatum is a winter bulb that belongs to the Lily Family. This winter bulb blooms late in spring or early in summer. The Star of Bethlehem is indigenous to the Mediterranean and is quite similar to that of the wild garlic. This winter bulb also has arching leaves like the wild garlic but doesn’t have the garlic odor when it’s crushed. The flowers of Star of Bethlehem, when in bloom are attractive for a few weeks but have somehow escaped…

Ornithogalum dubium, also known as sun star, is a perennial bulbous flowering plant of the family Hyacinthaceae. It is a South African (Cape Province) endemic.

Ornithogalum dubium, also known as sun star, is a perennial bulbous flowering plant of the family Hyacinthaceae. It is a South African (Cape Province) endemic.

Polyommatus icarus on Ornithogalum flowers. Photo by Kaan Hurkan via Botanical Society of America.

Polyommatus icarus on Ornithogalum flowers. Photo by Kaan Hurkan via Botanical Society of America.

https://flic.kr/p/TVgkv2 | Ornithogalum flower | Stella di Betlemme

https://flic.kr/p/TVgkv2 | Ornithogalum flower | Stella di Betlemme

Mikado    Branches of hemerocallis &  Ornithogalum flowers -     Floral Art: Ilse Beunen www.ikebana.be  Photography: Ben Huybrechts

Mikado Branches of hemerocallis & Ornithogalum flowers - Floral Art: Ilse Beunen www.ikebana.be Photography: Ben Huybrechts

https://flic.kr/p/FgqfJT | Ornithogalum flower | stella di Betlemme  Star of Bethlehem

https://flic.kr/p/FgqfJT | Ornithogalum flower | stella di Betlemme Star of Bethlehem