Dierama igneum

Dierama igneum

There are 44 species of Dieramas and all are native to Africa and include Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Dieramas require good, well drained soil with ample moisture during the spring and summer months. They prefer full sun however in hot climates afternoon shade is a must. New corms take about 12 months to settle in before flowering. They resent being disturbed so if they are to be divided or replanted it is best to do this during the summer straight after flowering.

Distribution:
Found in open grassland of South Africa

Description:
Height is around 1.5 metres and a mature clump will reach 30cm. Flowers pink and take a wide flaring shape.

Availability:
From our nursery