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Fortnight Lily, African Iris


This tough, low-maintenance plant resembles D. bicolor in habit and size, though with darker green leaves. Many months of cream colored flowers with yellow blotches. Plants look best in light shade with infrequent irrigation.

Dietes 'Lemon Drops'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Stiff

Leaf shape : Narrow; grass-like

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2 1/2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes