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Commonly known as Angel's fishing rod, Wandflower
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Evergreen - grass-like foliage
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
Height - 1m (39in)
Spread - 60cm (24in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - cormous perennial. Close-packed clusters of flowers which are outward-facing, not pendent. Wands are stiff rather than arching.
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)
Additional Features - Good to know - - an unusual dierama, the last to flower.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - Ethopia, central and southern tropical Africa, South Africa.
Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern -
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - when established will tolerate moist and drier conditions.
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