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botanical name:
Dierama pulcherrimum
Dierama pulcherrimum © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Angel's Fishing Rod
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Stiff grassy foliage which is semi-evergreen in mild winters. In summer tall wiry rods emerge, the tips of which are weighted with silvery-pink bell-shaped flowers which develop into bead like clusters of seed.

Moist but very well drained soil in full sun. Dislikes very wet conditions during winter.

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