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Dierama pauciflorum


Dierama pauciflorum is a dwarf species with upright stems blooming in spring with magenta flowers long before other species.

Dierama pauciflorum is a dwarf species from the high mountains of southern Africa. It produces upright wiry grass-like stems that are not pendulous. These hold magenta flower bells in spring long before other species. Beautiful on the edge, corner or possibly at a turning point in a path so you can stop and stare! Likes a sunny spot with good drainage and extra summer moisture.

Common Name: Angel’s Fishing Rod

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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