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Fortnight lily

Dietes bicolor

Description:

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 (Iris) family. It can form large clumps if left undisturbed for years.

Habitat:

This species is common in horticulture in its native South Africa, where it is often used in public gardens, beautification of commercial premises and along roadsides.

Notes:

Growing my a flower bed in my front yard

1 species ID suggestions

jprat001
jprat001 7 years ago
Fortnight Lily?
Dietes bicolor

3 Comments

Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 7 years ago

Thank you nopayahnah

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Beautiful!

Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 7 years ago

Alright, thank you for the help

Prairie View, Texas, USA

Lat: 30.24, Long: -95.51

Spotted on Apr 7, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012

Spotted for mission

Reference

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