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Dichelostemma

Dichelostemma spp.

D multiflorum by English Wikipedia (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Dichelostemma Overview

    Genus originating from North America, containing 6 perennial corms that produce showy flowers on bare stems. Foliage is thin and grass-like. These are mainly grown for their bell-shaped colourful blooms, which may be red, pink, purple, and a range of different shades including bicoloured flowers. Many cultivars have been developed by botanists for use in gardens.

    How to propagate Dichelostemma

    Seed

    Seed in autumn or spring.

    Other uses of Dichelostemma

    Grown for their dense flower heads on leafless stems.