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Dietes iridioides

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Wantirna
B13
C3, Specials
C2, C8
B12, C7
C4
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Wantirna
B13
Size: 14cm
Available: 38
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.12 inc GST
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.83 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.31 inc GST
C2, C8
Size: 14cm
Available: 68
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.78 inc GST
C4
Size: 20cm
Available: 17
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.24 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.26 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dietes iridioides Paroo Lily, African Iris, Cape Iris, Fortnight Lily, Morea Iris,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening Clumping, Tufting

Description:
An evergreen clump forming rhizomatous perennial with upright, dark green strappy leaves growing fan-like rosettes. Very similar to Dietes grandiflora,but with smaller flowers. White, yellow and purple iris-like flowers appear Spring and throughout Summer on tall stems. 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, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, 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. Fertilize 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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