DIETES vegeta

Dietes vegeta (aka Dietes iridioides or Moraea iridioides) - Fortnight Lily or African Iris

  • Medium growing upright evergreen broadleaf perennial.  Long, grass-like leaves can reach 2-4 feet in height.
  • Prefers sun or partial shade and regular water.
  • White flowers have orange to yellow center blotches and purple arms which branch from the center of the flower.
  • Excellent for use near a pool or pond.
  • Do not cut off flower stems after blooms fade, as more blooms will occur.  Only remove flower stem it it is clearly done producing.

Common Name: 

Variegated Fortnight Lily

Growth Rate: 

Fast

Exposure: 

Full sun
Partial Shade

Water Needs: 

Medium

Height: 

Medium

Plant Type: 

Perennial

Landscape Use: 

Border
Container
Drought Tolerant
Fire Resistant
Poolside
Tropical
Xeriscape

Deciduous/Evergreen: 

Evergreen

Flowering Season: 

Spring
Summer
Fall

Flower Color: 

White

1 Gallon: 

3.50

5 Gallon: 

10.00

15 Gallon: 

39.00
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