Dietes grandiflora (Cultivated)

Dietes grandiflora N.E.Br., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 35 1928. ;   Common name: Wild Iris, Fairy Iris, Butterfly Iris   Dietes grandiflora (large wild iris, fairy iris) is a rhozomatous perennial plant with long, rigid, sword-like green leaves belonging to the Iridaceae family. This species is common in horticulture in its native South Africa, […]

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Dietes bicolor (Cultivated)

Dietes bicolor (Steud.) Sweet ex Klatt, Linnaea 34: 584 1866 (Syn: Iris bicolor Lindl.; Moraea bicolor Steud.);    Dietes bicolor (variously known as African iris or Fortnight lily) is a clump-forming rhizomatous perennial plant with long sword-like pale-green leaves, growing from multiple fans at the base of the clump. This species belongs to the Iridaceae […]

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