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- Pests & Diseases - red spider mites occasionally
- Place of Origin - South Africa
- Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
- Height - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)
- Spread - in metres - 8cm (3in)
- Herbaceous - robust, clump forming cormous perennial. Upward-facing flowers, 5cm (2in) long, from pleated, mid-green leaves 60-100cm (2-3ft) long.
- Full Sun
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.