Star of Bethlehem

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) is a winter bulb belonging to the Lily family, and blooms in late spring or early summer.

These plants are native to the Mediterranean region and is similar to wild garlic but do not have garlic odour when crushed.

Star of Bethlehem flowers, though attractive for a few weeks when in bloom, can quickly take over your garden. It may be safest to grow this plant in containers or areas where it may be kept confined.