The name Ornithogalum is derived from the Greek words "ornis" meaning bird and "gala" meaning milk. Perennial, bulbous plants, with linear leaves and star-shaped, white flowers.
Latin name: Ornithogalum umbellatum
They grow in full sun and moderately moist, drained soils.
Plant in flowerpots, rock gardens and groups.
Propagated by bulblets.
No disease problems.
Green leaves and white flowers in spring.