Dietes orange drop

Dietes orange drop growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Dietes also known as Dietes hybrida Orange Drops, Dietes orange drop 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.

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

Dietes orange drop flower

Flowers color: white, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals with orange dots and orange speckled, 3 petals in the inner circle in the color white.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Dietes orange drop 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

Recommended 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

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
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

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Blooming: 

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White  flowers has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals with orange dots and yellow speckled, 3 petals in the inner circle in the color white-yellowish

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