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Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum)
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Also known as Sleepydick, White Stars, Summer Snowflake, Starflower
A pretty spring bulb, fully hardy and an ideal foil in tubs and containers along with daffs and tulips.
Hardy to USDA Zone 5.
This plant is one of the five ingredients in Bachs 'Rescue Remedy'
Possibly toxic to grazing animals.
Skin contact with the bulb can cause a reaction in some individuals.