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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
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
pH: acid
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Pink
 
White
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  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
  Evergreen
  The corms produce numerous tough, linear, erect, basal leaves up to 0.9 m long
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in Spring
 
 
Seed colour
Brown
  Seed info EDIT
  The fruit is a tough, rounded capsule bearing numerous brown, hard, angular seeds.
 
 
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