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Dietes bicolour


Dietes bicolour

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
This clump forming perennial is found naturally in open grassland. It has tall sword-shaped green foliage. Tall stems of large showy pale yellow iris-like flowers with three large chocolate coloured spots, through the spring and summer. Tolerates sunny dry sites and poor soil. Avoid cold frosty sites and sites that get wet in winter. Provides a strong vertical element in the garden. Hardy.

 
Genus
Dietes
Species   bicolour
Cultivar  

Common name
Wild Iris

Family name
Iridaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
60 cm
Width
60 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Avoid wet soil. / Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate light frost only

Immaculate / Structure / Texture / Whimsical

Perennials

Category
Medium, height 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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