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Commonly known as Angel's fishing rod, Wandflower
Plants which must have been designed to dangle over a path or pool.
Once established resist the urge to move them as they are unlikely to survive.
Genus of 44 species of evergreen, cormous perennials usually found in mountainous grassland areas of Ethiopia, eastern and southern tropical Africa and South Africa.
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialCormous perennials. Erect, or semi-erect, thin, grass-like, mid- to grey green leaves to 90cm (3ft) long. Overtopped in summer by pendent, funnel- or bell-shaped flowers on arching stems.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGraceful plants beside a pond or stream.Pests & DiseasesNone.Place of originEthiopia, eastern and southern tropical Africa, South Africa.
Soil ConditionsTolerates allHumus-rich and well drained. Once established will tolerate poor dry conditions - rockery or even gravel drives!
Buy Varieties of DIERAMA
pendulous, deep purple-pink flowers
flowers on into the autumn with fluorescent pink bells
needs a sunny sheltered position. Red-pink flowers, grass-like foliage
a dwarf form with tubular claret bells. Flowers in late spring before other dieramas
pendent bell flowers on graceful stems. Shades of mauve and pink
deep wine-purple flowers