Dietes bicolor
YELLOW PEACOCK FLOWER, WILD YELLOW IRIS
Iridaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: yellow & brown

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: fan leaf arrangement
 
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Dietes bicolor
YELLOW PEACOCK FLOWER, WILD YELLOW IRIS
Iridaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow & brown

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: fan leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, cottage, contemporary & mediterranean designs

Uses: accents, border, mass planting, pot, informal hedge, fire retardant, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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