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Dietes bicolor

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B11, Indoor, D6
B5, Indoor
B12, C7
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B11, Indoor, D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 20
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.64 inc GST
B5, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 111
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
B12, C7
Size: 7cm
Available: 17
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.62 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.89 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dietes bicolor African Iris, Fortnight Lily, Peacock Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Dense, Tufting

An evergreen, rhizomatous perennial with upright, lime-green leaves growing to approx 1m in length. This Dietes forms a dense clump of foliage to approx 90cm. Pale yellow iris-like flowers appear spring and throughout summer. Mass plant for a showy display, use dotted throughout borders or as a low, informal hedge.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers full sun to part shade in well drained soil. Water well in dry spells. Can be cut back hard late in winter if plant is looking tired to refresh. Water well in really dry weather. Easy to propagate - lift and divide plant. Fertilise after trimming and water well to encourage fresh re-growth.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High