Angel's fishing rod 'Blackbird' Dierama pulcherrimum 'Blackbird'

angel's fishing rod 'Blackbird'


'Blackbird' is an evergreen perennial with tall, strap-shaped leaves and large, deep red-purple, bell-shaped flowers carried in sprays on fine, arching stems

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      angel's fishing rod 'Blackbird'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Tidy any winter-damaged foliage by cutting to the base in spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Banks and Slopes Coastal Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • They may resent disturbance so leave until really congested before division of clumps in spring. Do not allow the corms to dry out. They may take 1-2 years to flower freely again

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble-free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble-free