African Iris, Yellow

July 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Perennials

African Iris, Yellow

Dietes (Morgea) bicolor

African Iris, Yellow

  • Height: 2′ – 4′
  • Spread: 2′ – 3′
  • Zone: 8 – 11
  • Salt: Moderate
  • Light: Full Sun / Light Shade
  • Deer: Usually Not
  • Flower: Yellow with violet brown throat

Notes: Clumping upright with long slender leaves grwoing fan shaped. Leaves are not as stiff as the white African Iris. Spikes of yellow open flat flowers on long stems from Spring to Fall. Plant 4′ apart to prevent over-crowding. A hardy and evergreen perennial that makes a nice addition to the garden.

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