ID this white 6 petaled star shaped flower?

hollyhocks(zone 5 Ohio)February 3, 2008

Can anyone ID this white 6 petaled star shaped flower? it came up with my iris reticlata bulbs last spring. the bud has a unique green and white stiped look.

thanks for any help.

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mlb86

That looks like a Star of Bethlehem from the genus Ornithogalum.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2008 at 2:05PM
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ghoghunter

I just got done digging about a gazillion of the awful "Star of Bethlehem" out of my front garden bed. I cnanot get rid of it. Does anyone know if Round Up would work? I hate them. I dig them out evey year and no matter what I do I can't get rid of them!
Joann

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 2:06PM
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chrizty

i get them everywere but i like em :) to cute n pretty,

    Bookmark   May 21, 2008 at 8:37AM
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jeremynjz6(6)

Just cut off the leaves and let them stay in the garden. The leaves will add a small amount of nitrogen and after a while the bulbs will run out of stored food and die.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2009 at 6:18PM
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