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Dietes grandiflora

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 but Tolerates: poor conditions

Maintenance: prune foliage when necessary but avoid pruning the stem, as stem reproduces the flower. Cutting back the stem may mean that you won’t see any flower for a while.

Tolerates: light frosts and short dry periods

Flowering season: spring to summer

Flower colour: a petalled flower that has yellow, white and blue colours

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.