Dietes iridioides

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Common Name:

African Iris, Fortnight Lily


Eastern Africa


Evergreen Perennial

This Iris relative forms tight clumps of dark green leaves topped with prolific blooms Spring through Fall. The white flowers have yellow and purple markings. Cut off fruit to encourage more blooms.


Temperature: Hardy to 20F

Sun: Full to Part Sun

Water: Moderate

Size: 2-3ft.

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