Ornithogalum umbellatum /Star of Bethlehem

Ornithogalum umbellatum  / Ornithogalum umbellatum
White star shaped flowers and foliage
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White star shaped flowers and foliage

Clump planted adjacent to a stone

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Scientific Name: Ornithogalum umbellatum
Common Name: Star of Bethlehem
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Flowers only last a couple of days, but many are produced on plants. It spreads quickly and considered an invasive weed by some. All parts should be considered poisonous, but may be eaten when cooked. It may posion grazing livestock and children should avoid the plant.