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Ornithogalum boucheanum (Kunth) Aschers.

Scape stout, 20-50 cm. Leaves 4-6, bright green, linear 0.5-1.5 cm wide, with one white stripe inside. Raceme of 20-50 flowers. Flowers large, 1.5-2.5 cm long, of a silver-grey green colour. V - early spring to mid summer, in St. Petersburg April-June. Fl - mid spring (May). Fr - June-July. P - by seed and easily by offset bulbs. Good for group planting and as a cut flower. Z 4. New.

European parts of the FSU (southern regions), Balkan Peninsula and Anatolia. In forest clearings, among bushes, along streams, in valleys.


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