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Ornithogalum thyrsoides

Belonging to the Ornithogalum genus, Chincherinchee has a botanical name of Ornithogalum thyrsoides. The botanical name epithet thyrsoides means 'thyrse-like'.Chincherinchee grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Chincherinchee is known for growing to a height of approximately 50.0 cm (1.62 feet).

South Africa is believed to be where Chincherinchee originates from.

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How to grow Chincherinchee

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Growing Chincherinchee from seed

Transplanting Chincherinchee

Common Chincherinchee problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Chincherinchee plants:

Other names for Chincherinchee

Wonder-flower, star of Bethlehem

Chincherinchee care instructions

How long does Chincherinchee take to grow?

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