Bicolor Iris

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Bicolor Iris

Dietes bicolor
Bicolor Iris, Bicolored Iris, African Iris, Dietes, Peacock Flower
1.5

2 feet
1.5

2 feet
South Africa
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Evergreen
  • Flowering

About This Plant

Sun/part shade. An evergreen, clump-forming and self-sowing iris, with graceful swordlike foliage resembling ornamental grass. Yellowish blooms last for one day. Butterfly iris is similar, but with wider leaves.

Maintenance

Occasional grooming to remove spent foliage. Clumps can be divided with a shovel.

Features

Plant Type:
Perennial
Size:
1.5-2' H, 1.5-2' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy
Wildlife:
Butterflies
Flower Color:
Cream, White, Yellow
Bloom Time:
April, May, June
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:

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