Dietes Bicolor Spanish Iris


(Dietes bicolor) 


A bright green strap leaved shrub that will grow in a wide range of conditions requiring little maintenance.


Light yellow flowers with brownish spots in spring and summer.


Grow in rockeries, under trees or in large pots on the verandah and patio.


Plant in a part shade to sunny position in almost any soil conditions. Looks good mass planted along driveways and around pools. Remove spent flowers stems and every couple of years cut back to ground level.


Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.


  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 2-3
Habit Clump forming with light green sword-like leaves.
Position Full Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Fros.
Height 75CM
Width 85CM