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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ornithogalum nutans is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F (-23.5° to -18°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, broad GREEN stripe, 10-20
.....(germinates in 8-12 weeks at 5deg.C.)
pale GREEN, grasslike, 30-40cm...good in pots or naturalised
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Ornithogalum nutans seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Ornithogalum nutans are considered toxic.
Common names for Ornithogalum nutans:
|Drooping Star of Bethlehem, Nickender Milchstern, Nodding Star of Bethlehem, Star-of-Nature,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|12||: British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|46||: Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds|
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|78||: South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants|
|107||: South West Asian Native Plant Seeds|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Ornithogalum nutans seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Ornithogalum nutans seeds will mostly germinate as the weather warms up in Spring, some may germinate during the Summer or Autumn but are more likely to stay dormant until the following Spring.