Ornithogalum Chincherinchee Flower Bulb (5N)

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Chincherinchee (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) is a beautiful perennial plant that is also known as chinkerinchee or chincherinchee, star-of-Bethlehem, or wonder-flower. It is a long-lasting flower arranged on spikes of up to 30 white cup-shaped flowers. Chincherinchee is ideal for garden borders and pots/containers. They multiply rapidly and look great together. Ornithogalum flowers are easy to grow; you can easily grow them in your terrace garden or balcony. Buy the best Quality Ornithogalum Chincherinchee Flower Bulb Online at the best price from www.organicbazar.net and add colors to your garden.

About this item 

  • Number of Ornithogalum Chincherinchee Bulb Flower: 05N
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Bulb planting season: Spring or Autumn (Fall)
  • Planting Temperature: Around 15°C
  • Method of grown from bulbs: Directly in a pot or garden
  • Bulb sowing depth: 2-3 inches
  • Bulb spacing: 3-4 inches
  • Germination Time: 7 to 21 days
  • Blooming Time: late spring to mid-summer (March-May).
  • Flower Color: White

What size grow bag is best for Ornithogalum Bulbs?

When To Plant Ornithogalum From Bulb 

Chincherinchee Ornithogalum is a bulbous perennial that can also be grown from seeds. The best time to plant the Ornithogalum flower bulbs is in spring (February to March) for summer flowering or fall (September to October) for spring flowering. 

How To Grow Ornithogalum In Pots 

Ornithogalum is easy to grow from bulbs, you can plant it directly in the garden or pot when the temperature is around 15°C or less. Spacing is very important for healthy growth, try to maintain a distance of 4-6 inches between bulbs. Plant 1-2 bulbs per pot to avoid crowding. Pot or grow bag of at least 9-15 inches is good for it. 

Planting Ornithogalum Bulbs

Take a pot or grow bag, fill it with potting mix, and plant 1-2 Ornithogalum bulbs in the soil at a depth of 2-3 inches and 3-4 inches of spacing between the bulbs to allow the Ornithogalum plants to fully develop. The bulbs resemble small onions, with Ornithogalum planting the bulb with the root down and the tip up. Cover the soil, water deeply through a watering can, and keep the soil moist. Place the pot in a sunny place. After a few weeks, you will see that the bulbs have developed roots and have begun to sprout. 

Ornithogalum Fertilizer Requirements 

Ornithogalum plants do not require special fertilizer; just add compost during its growing season or a liquid fertilizer every few weeks once the plant is established.

Chincherinchee Ornithogalum Flower Care Tips 

Soil – Use well-draining but not very rich soil for planting Ornithogalum. If you don’t have well-draining soil, you can improve the soil by adding organic matter.

Water – Give water freely during the growing season and keep dry when dormant. Reduce watering during winter or rainy season to avoid the rotting of tubers. 

Sunlight – Ornithogalum thrives in full sunlight but also grows well in partial shade. If you plan to grow indoors, put the pot on a window sill where it will get maximum hours of sunlight.

Temperature – Ornithogalum flower plants grow best in temperatures between 18-23°C. Wherein it cannot tolerate temperatures of less than 7°C. 

Common pests and diseases – Generally, these are trouble-free plants but fungal diseases can infect the plant in cold weather. Therefore fungicide is beneficial for it.

Ornithogalum Bloom Time 

  • Typically, Ornithogalum blooms from late spring to mid-summer (March-May).
  • It may die from late autumn to winter which is its dormant period, but don’t worry as it starts growing again in spring.
  • You can cut the flowers before they are fully open, and decorate them in a vase, it can stay fresh for a few weeks.

Ornithogalum Special Features 

  • Common name – Chinkerinchee, chincherinchee, star-of-Bethlehem or wonder-flower
  • Scientific name – Ornithogalum thyrsoides
  • Height – 11 to 20 inches
  • Level of growing – Easy 


Can you grow Ornithogalum indoors?

Since Ornithogalum can grow well in partial shade, there is no problem in growing it indoors. You can put the pot on the window sill.

What to do with Ornithogalum after flowering?

After the Ornithogalum has flowered, do not cut off the foliage as it will through photosynthesis create the nutrients the bulb will need for its next growing season. You can remove the foliage after a few weeks when the foliage turns yellow and dies back. Leave the plant to go dormant and don’t water it until next spring.

Note: Images are for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Technical Details
Package Dimension 15*15
Item Weight 25g
Net Quantity 05
Assembly Required No
SKU Ornithogalum-Chincherinchee
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