Saturday, January 8, 2011

Ornithogalum compactum

This is classed a succulent ,common name of pregnant onion.
Although the bulb is onion lime it is not an onion and is not edible .
The babies are produced under the papery skin of the bulb and fall off the parent bulb taking root without the aid of a gardener.
The plant has flower buds at present .
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