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Dierama pulcherrimum

Common name fairy wand; angel's fishing rod
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers pink (summer)
Size 3-5'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed Germinates somewhat slowly at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Corm-based perennial from the grasslands of South Africa. From a clump of grassy foliage, wiry stems emerge to hold pendant pink to purple bells that dance in the wind in summer. Evergreen in mild climates. Takes a few years to get established.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (84%G, 13-35d)

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