Dierama pulcherrimum

angels fishing rod

Dierama pulcherrimum

angels fishing rod

  • available to order from spring 2020
  • 2 litre pot
  • £15.99
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  • Standard £4.95
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    A graceful, evergreen perennial, with arching stems of bell-shaped, pale pink to magenta or occasionally white flowers which seem to dangle above the clumps of grass-like foliage. The stems look delicate, but are actually very tough and appear to tremble in the breeze. Angel's fishing rod is perfect for introducing movement to a well-drained border in a sunny, sheltered site, or for overhanging water. Initially slow to establish, it looks particularly good with early autumn-flowering ornamental grasses. Unfortunately though, as it is quite deep rooted, it is not suitable for pots.

  • Garden care: Water freely during the growing season, but avoid excessive winter wet. Cut away old foliage in early spring and if necessary lift and divide congested colonies at the same time.

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