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Botanical Name: Dietes bicolour
Common Name(s): Peacock Flower; Yellow Wild Iris
Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
A perennial and clump forming rhizomatous plant with evergreen sward like foliage. The arching wiry stems of this perennial carry the flowers which consist of yellow flower petals which are alternately blotched with brown and orange.
Synonym: Moraea bicolour
Botanical Pronunciation: dy-AY-teez BY-kul-ur
Semi Frost Hardy
The alternating lemon yellow petals of these plants flowers are blotched with contrasting brown at the base. The flowers of this Dietes appear in late spring and throughout summer.
The deep green elongated and arching sward-like evergreen foliage of this plant is lightly narrower than Dietes grandiflora.
These plants take a considerable amount of time and attention to recover after division.
50 cm * 50 cm
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