Syn. Galtonia candicans
Ornithogalum candicans, syn. Galtonia candicans
Syn. Hyacinthus candicans
Native Region: South Africa
Zone Range: 08-10
Preferred Climate: Mediterranean
Harvest Date: Sunday 01 October, 2023
Seed count: 25-30
Bulbous perennial with lance-shaped gray-green basal leaves. In late summer, racemes of tubular white fragrant flowers are borne on long stems. Height to 4 feet.
The genus Ornithogalum is now in the family Asparagaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in a cool greenhouse or cold frame in spring. Grow on in any good garden soil with good drainage in full sun. Bulbs will attain flowering size in 2-3 years.