DIERAMA BARR HYBRIDS (PULCHERRIMUM)

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DIERAMA BARR HYBRIDS (PULCHERRIMUM)

$3.56 / packet

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Description

Seed collected from plants of this old cultivar originally selected at Broadleigh Gardens. Relatively short strong stems terminate in unusually large pendent flowers in a wide range of reds, purples and mauves.

Sowing Advice

Sow at any time 5mm deep in a warm spot outside or in a propagator at between 15 and 20 degrees C. Germination takes from one to three months. Grow on individual grass-like seedlings in small pots. Keep frost-free and moist the first winter as dieramas are essentially evergreen plants, and must not be dried out, and should be kept growing when young. Plant out young plants the following spring. Dieramas can be promiscuous, pollinating easily with other species and varieties. These seeds may produce some flower colours differing from the parent plants.

Key Facts

Family:Iridaceae

Classification:Hardy perennial

Packet Content:10+ (Approx)

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