Dietes vegeta/African Iris

Dietes vegeta / Dietes vegeta
Clump of iris in full flower
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Clump of iris in full flower

Prolific flowering in full sunlight

Close-up of flowers

Clump of flowers

Flowers make a strong accent in the garden

Beautiful coloration and contrast within a flower

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Scientific Name: Dietes vegeta
Common Name: African Iris
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White, Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Have flowers that last for two days and they are present much of the spring and summer. This species can grow in standing water.