About Moraea iridioides
Dietes iridioides is the scientific name of this perennial shrub. The flowers may last only one day. Flowering occurs at 2-week intervals, hence the sometimes used common name of fortnight lily.
|Common Name ||African iris, Cape iris, fortnight lily, Morea iris, wild iris, dietes|
|Height ||Up to 4 feet|
|Flower Colour ||White flowers marked with yellow and violet|
|Bloom Time ||Spring, Summer, Fall|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Remove the damaged and dead leaves
Remove the seed pods so they encourage blooming
Watch for root rot; reduce watering for the winter
Water when the soil feels dry to touch
Moraea iridioides care
- Prepare inches of soil layer and 2 inches of compost
- Plough the rhizomes 2 inches deep
- Keep the distance of 2 to 3 feet
- Place the rooted part downside and tip upperside
- Propagate by seed or division of the rhizome
|Sunlight ||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Moderate fertile, moist, and well-drained soil.|
|Temperature ||17 to 25 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
|Harvest Season ||Spring, Summer, Fall|
Moraea iridioides special feature
Deer Resistant, Drought Resistant
Moraea iridioides uses
- These plants are popular landscape plants
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do moraea iridioides grow?
On average moraea iridioides grows Up to 4 feet
What color are moraea iridioides ?
A moraea iridioides plant bears flowers of color White flowers marked with yellow and violet
How hard is moraea iridioides to grow?
A moraea iridioides is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a moraea iridioides need?
A moraea iridioides prefers Full Sun, Partial Shade
How much water does a moraea iridioides need?
A moraea iridioides prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a moraea iridioides need?
Moderate fertile, moist, and well-drained soil.
What temperature does a moraea iridioides like?
How should I fertilize my moraea iridioides ?
Use any organic fertilizer.
Sunday, 02 February 2020
Saturday, 05 October 2019
Can this be grown in terrace.
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