Dietes bicolor growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Dietes also known as African iris, Dietes bicolor perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant and attract pollinators and can be used for cut flowers, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green and narrow like sward shape leaves grow in groups linked together.

Dietes bicolor flower

Flowers color: light yellow to cream-white, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals with black dots and red speckled, 3 petals in the inner circle in the color yellow.

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Requirements for Dietes bicolor growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Leaf miner, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring, summer, autumn

General information about the flower
Light yellow to cream-white, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals with black dots and red speckled, 3 petals in the inner circle in the color yellow

Scientific name:

Dietes bicolor

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