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Dietes iridioides White Tiger

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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.62 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dietes iridioides White Tiger Paroo Lily, African Iris, Cape Iris, Fortnight Lily, Morea Iris,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Dietes White Tiger offers outstanding ornamental foliage year round in a striking green and cream variegation. White tiger thrives in dry conditions. It is the perfect choice for gravel style gardens and difficult to plant dry zones. The white iris-like flower with yellow throat markings will provide a continuing display of colour over many months, with this variety spot flowering all year round. The tight, clump forming habit of 'White Tiger' makes it perfect for edging and dramatic architectural inspired borders. An easy to grow selection with minimal maintenance. Grows approx 60cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Very low water required for this variety once when you plant it, then forget it. Dietes White Tiger thrives in hot, dry conditions. Plant in most soil types that are well draining. No pruning generally required although spent flower stems can be removed to tidy. Best grown in fertile well drained soil in full sun. Information and images courtesy of Plants Management Australia.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Cream, Green, Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year
Fruit: Insignificant

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