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  • Ornithogalum Ornithogalum thyrsoides Snowflake

Ornithogalum Ornithogalum thyrsoides Snowflake

This beautiful Ornithogalum with its beautiful white bowl-shaped flowers are ideal for terrace or balcony. When the plant starts to bloom, the leaves die. It is therefore best to plant this plant in combination with perennials.
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Height (incl. pot):
± 40 cm
Pot ⌀:
14 cm



The origin of the Ornithogalum thyrsoides is South Africa. The Dutch name is Zuiderwindlelie.
The height of the plant is 40 cm.

Flowering time

The flowering period of the Ornithogalem thyrsoides is from August to September.


The Ornitogalum can stand in the sun or in partial shade and is suitable for almost any "preferably well-drained" soil.


Water the plant regularly and do not allow the soil to dry. Especially when the Ornitogalum are in pots. better not water the plant from above. If you want to cut off the flowers to use as a cut flower, do this best if the leaves turn yellow.


The Ornitogalem fits well between other bulbous plants, such as the Dahlia, Begonia, Canna also called flower cane and the Agapanthus.

disease / pests

The following diseases can occur, aphid-thrips-root rot-mosaic-disease-aphid.

Ornithogalum is one of the summer hits of 2017


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