DIERAMA erectum

Commonly known as Angel's fishing rod, Wandflower

Flowers on into the autumn with fluorescent pink bells
Further Reading....
  • 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.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy 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)
  • Full sun

DIERAMA erectum

 
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  • 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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1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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