Dietes grandiflora, also known as the large wild iris, is a popular indigenous plant commonly grown in gardens and used in large landscapes throughout South Africa. This perennial, evergreen plant can grow up to 1.5 meters and forms large clumps. It has sword-shaped leaves and white flowers with yellow nectar guides and violet centers. Dietes grandiflora can be found in full sun or partial shade. It is frost and drought hardy, making it suitable for various gardening conditions. Thrives in well-composted, well-drained soil. Water well in summer. The plant is easy to propagate from seed sown in spring or by dividing large clumps.
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