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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
star of Bethlehem orange star flower
yellow chinkerinchee geeltjienkerientjee
Ornithogalum are bulbous perennials with linear or strap-shaped basal leaves and racemes, sometimes contracted, of star-shaped or cup-shaped, white, yellow or orange flowers
O. dubium is a bulbous perennial to 30cm tall, with narrowly lance-shaped leaves and dense racemes of showy orange or yellow flowers 2.5cm across, sometimes with a dark centre, in winter and spring
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and the sap may irritate skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Time to ultimate height
Plant in spring, water well when in growth. Lift and overwinter frost free place. Alternatively grow in containers in soil based compost such as John Innes No. 2., keep dry when dormant and re-pot in spring
Propagate by seed as soon as ripe in the autumn or sow in spring. Remove offsets when dormant. Further bulb propagation advice
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Trim off dead foliage
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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