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