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Dierama pendulum

   (Family: Iridaceae)
English: Fairy bell, hair-bell, wedding bell  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
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Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
pH: acid
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
Flower shape
  Honey bees
  Flower info
  Striking pendulous, bell-shaped blooms are borne on a long arching, branched inflorescence. Flowers range in shades of pink, or rarely pure white, and measure up to 50 mm long, with a distinct perianth tube up to 13 mm long.
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
  Leaf info EDIT
  The corms produce numerous tough, linear, erect, basal leaves up to 0.9 m long
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Spring
Seed colour
  Seed info EDIT
  The fruit is a tough, rounded capsule bearing numerous brown, hard, angular seeds.
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