Dietes grandiflora – Wild Iris

Also referred to as Wild Iris or Fortnight Lily, this fast-growing clumping plant has large, white iris-like flowers with a mauve centre and distinctive yellow spots on each petal. Will happily grow in both gardens and pots but looks most striking when planted en masse. Almost indestructible, this is a top plant-and-forget pick. Large grass with green, upright to arching foliage.

Uses: Mass plantings, feature in garden, attract bees, landscaping.


Dimensions: Height: 0.8 – 1.5 metres |  Width: 0.8 – 1.5 metres

Flowering: White star shaped flowers in the Spring & Summer Time

Aspect: Full sun to part shade. Can tolerate Drought as well as Moderate frost
Soil type: Loam, clay loam & sand
Planting rates: Contact us to find out more

Maintenance: Water regularly until established then water during dry spells. If needed, fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in Spring. Do not remove flower stems as they continue to flower for several years. They can be divided when clumps get large enough every 4 to 5 years.

Availability & Sizes: contact Bluedale Wholesale  Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.