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Dierama pulcherrimum

Angel's fishing rod

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does not flower in May

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Dierama pulcherrimum
  • Common name: Angel's fishing rod
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

White

Foliage colour:

Green

A highlight of the mid-summer garden, Angel’s fishing rod, Dierama pulcherrimum, resembles a fishing rod, bearing long, aching spikes above the grass-like foliage, each one drooping under the weight of pendular pink bells.

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Dierama pulcherrimum bears pink-flushed white flowers from June to August. For best results, grow it in a sheltered spot in full sun, in moist but well-drained soil.

How to grow Dierama pulcherrimum

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Dierama pulcherrimum and wildlife

Dierama pulcherrimum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Dierama pulcherrimum poisonous?

Dierama pulcherrimum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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