Ornithogalum sp. -


Rare little bulbous plant

Unusual jagged leaves

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Ornithogalum sp.

Plathuis, near Touwsrivier, Western Cape Province, South Africa

This is an unusual mini species of Ornithogalum.

It has a clustering habit of small epigeal bulbs with unusual jagged leaves. A bulb with a bad hair day.

Plant Size: Mature bulbs about 1,5 in diameter are offered.


About Ornithogalum

Ornithogalum is a genus of bulbous plants in the Hyacinth family. Several species are known from Summer and Winter rainfall areas of Southern Africa. They are mainly found in South Africa, but some species are known or extends into Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia


Caring for your Ornithogalum

Pot: Ornithogalum is well suited to pot culture. A smaller pot is ideal for this little plant.

Soil: The plants prefer a well-drained sandy soil with some organic matter.

Light: The plants prefer to growing in bright light conditions

Water: Even though this species is drought hardy, they enjoy weekly watering or every second week, reduced at the coldest times of the year.

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