Angel's fishing rod Dierama pulcherrimum

angel's fishing rod


D. pulcherrimum is an elegant perennial forming a clump of long, narrow, evergreen leaves, with tall, arching stems bearing nodding, bell-shaped, rosy-purple flowers 4-6cm long in summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      angel's fishing rod wedding bells

    • Common names

      Dierama pulcherrimum

  • 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 Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe. 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