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Dietes robinsoniana

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dietes robinsoniana Lord Howe Wedding Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening Clumping, Tufting

Description:
An Australian native Dietes that naturally occurs on Lord Howe Island. The tallest form of Dietes reaching up to 1.5m tall. It has glossy green strappy foliage. The flowers are large satiny white with yellow spots in the centre and only last for one day but continuously bloom throughout spring to summer.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae Australia

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

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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