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Commonly known as Angel's fishing rod, Wandflower
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Pink mauve
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialCormous perennial producing dense, pendent spikes of flowers
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNone.Place of originZimbabwe, South Africa.
Flower ShapeBell/LanternTubular-bell-shaped 3-6cm (1¼-2½in) longSpikes
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsTolerates allHumus-rich and well drained. Once established will tolerate poor dry conditions, rockery or even gravel drives!
Buy Varieties of DIERAMA pulcherrimum
deep wine-purple flowers