DIERAMA igneum

Commonly known as Angel's fishing rod, Wandflower

Needs a sunny sheltered position. Red-pink flowers, grass-like foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrow, linear, mid-green leaves to 90cm (36in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Red pink
  • Height
    To 1m (39in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Compact, clump-forming, cormous perennial. Produces long, pendulous spikes with 4-11 flowers per branch
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • 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)
  • Full sun

DIERAMA igneum

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£12.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    South Africa (Eastern Cape, Natal)
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped to 5cm (2in) long
    Spikes
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Humus-rich and well drained. Once established will tolerate poor dry conditions - rockery or even gravel drives!
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)
 

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