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Fortnight Lily


A robust, low-maintenance perennial lily that has long been a standby in California landscapes. The yellow flowers and upright light green foliage allow this plant to work well massed or with other strap-leafed plants. It performs beautifully in many different soil types and with varied watering regimes.

Dietes bicolor (Moraea b.)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Smooth

Leaf length : 24"

Leaf width : 1/2" - 3/4"

Leaf shape : Linear

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1 1/2"

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes