Plant name: Dietes grandiflora
Plant type: strappy leaf / native lilies
Origin: SOUTH AFRICA
Cultural notes: full sun and part shade both do well in good soils.
Maintenance: prune to remove dead material, cut back dramatically in spring if the foliage starts to look unhealthy.
Tolerates: light frosts and short dry periods
Flowering season: spring to summer
Flower colour: a lemon-white colour in three large petals
Foliage colour: green strappy broad leaves
Height: up to 1m
Plant spacing: 50cm apart
Recommended uses: Work well as an accent plant, group plantings, rockeries, borders and in pots.
Description: A versatile garden plant with unusual flowers, long sword like pale green leaves, attractive shape and easy to cultivate