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Dietes bicolour

Distinguishable from D.grandiflora by pale yellow colour with a brownish blotch at the base of the limb. Each flower only last a single day but because so many buds are produced, the plant is almost always carrying a flower. It forms clumps of erect sword-shaped leaves. The plant spreads by means of its modified stems (rhizomes) found below the soil surface.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Yellow wild iris, peacock flower (Eng.); uintjie (Afr.)
Plant Height:
Up to 1m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
October, November, December, January