Dietes Grandiflora a perennial plant that has sword-like leaves and beautiful flowers. Its flowers are not fragrant and its maintenance and care are super easy. This plant can be used as an ornamental flowering plant.
Suitable environment:The best environment for this plant is the partial shady place and moist soil. The drainage system should be well maintained that will prevent root rot. This plant will bloom in summer and will produce flowers that have brown coloured seeds.
Blooming season:This plant produces flowers in the summer season.
Lifespan:The average lifespan of the flowers is about 3 days.
Size: The average size of this plant is about 4ft tall.
Origin:This flowering plant is native to South Africa.
Specie:Its specie is D. grandiflora
Family:This plant belongs to the Iridaceae family.
Genus:Its genus is Dietes.
Order:Its order is Asparagales.
Plant Type: This is a beautiful plant that produces flowers.
Sun exposure:This plant loves partial to full sun.
Watering needs:This plant will survive well with a minimal supply of water.
Fragrance:This plant doesn’t have any fragrances.
Maintenance:This plant doesn’t need high maintenance but it’s recommended to add a balanced fertiliser in the spring season that will make your plant grow more flowers and it will look fresh and healthy.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Is it an invasive plant?
Yes, dietes Grandiflora is an invasive plant. This has around the root system which is long and underground. Besides that, it has waxy margins and leaves that resembles leather.
Is it an evergreen plant?
Yes, it’s a perennial evergreen plant that grows in the form of huge clumps. This plant grows from rhizomes. Its sword-like leaves are dark green and are 1m long and 21m wide.
How to trim this plant?
It is recommended to trim dietes Grandiflora by hands with great care. It’s best to do so because this method will keep the other parts of the plant safe from any unintentional damage.