Dietes (Moraea) vegeta/iridioides



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Botanical Name: Dietes vegeta, Moraea vegeta, Dietes iridioides

Common Name: Fortnight Lily, African Iris, Wild Iris

An evergreen perennial that forms neat clumps of flat, sword-shaped leaves. Stiff stalks carry iris-like flowers with pale violet inner petals and white outer petals spotted in white. Valued for a long bloom period from spring to fall.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 3 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 4 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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