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Dietes iridoides

Evergreen perennial herb with a creeping rhizomes. The leaves are dark green, sword shaped and sometimes branched. The flowers only last a day and are closed by midday except on overcast days. This plant is found in evergreen forests and can be seen in the tree copses in the Park.

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Common Name:
Wild iris, wood iris (Eng.); wilde-iris (Afr.)
Plant Height:
60 cm
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Flowering Time:
September, October, November, December