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Approximately 28.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Dietes iridioides is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
large WHITE, YELLOW - PURPLE marking, spring to autumn
lvs. 60x1.5cm. in fan...shady place...sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Dietes iridioides seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Dietes iridioides:
|Dietes vegeta, Moraea iridioides,|
Common names for Dietes iridioides:
|Fortnight Lily, Indaw'ihlathi (Zulu), White African Iris,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Dietes iridioides seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.