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Diplarrena latifolia

Western Flag Iris

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Features

  • Height0.9m
  • Spread0.6m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite, purple, yellow
  • Leaf ColourMid-green

Description

Diplarrena latifolia (Western Flag Iris). Diplarrena latifolia is an ornamental tufting perennial with fragrant, white, iris-like flowers with purple and yellow markings, which appear in early summer. The foliage is evergreen, grass-like and mid green in colour.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Herbaceous

Other common names

Butterfly Flag

Origin

Tasmania.

Interest and use

Grown for its attractive flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Grow in a sunny position.

Propagation

Seed or division in spring.

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