This Species Does Not Appear to Have a Common Name of Its Own

Dierama reynoldsii

But The Genus Dierama Is Known As Hairbells, Fairybells, Wandflowers, Grasklokkies

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Dierama reynoldsii
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Just imagine the impact of a 'bulb' with flowers the colour of red wine (a young Shiraz , in particular), arising from bracts like the silver stem of a miniature goblet. Surely that would take the gardening fraternity by storm. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attracts bees

Special features

Origin

Africa, South, Africa

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Red

Credits

profile iconDierama reynoldsii
by Hugh Glen, KwaZulu-Natal, Herbarium, June 2005 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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