Dietes bicolor

Dietes bicolor

  • Dietes bicolor
  • Dietes bicolor
  • Dietes bicolor
  • Dietes bicolor
  • Flower name
    Dietes bicolor
  • Scientific name
    Dietes bicolor
  • AliasYellow Wild Iris, Dietes bicolor, Peacock flower, Forthing Lily
  • Place of originSouth Africa-Eastern Cape 
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Dietes bicolor

Dietes bicolor is the IRIS half-Hardy Evergreen perennial native to South Africa.Scape where only paragraph flowers out of narrow, Sword-shaped leaves-needled the leaves between white stretch-out-3: light yellow perianth piece give flowers-Orange and dark brown markings at the base.

General name: Dietes bicolor, Sscientific name: Dietes bicolor, also known as: Yellow Wild Iris, Peacock flower, Forthing Lily, Origin: South Africa Eastern Cape, ecology: Half Hardy Evergreen perennials, plant: 45-60 cm, with leaves: elongated xiphoid needled and floral size: 5 cm, Flower color: white-pale yellow, flowering period: April-May, outside perianth piece Base: amber and dark brown markings.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Dies
  • Species
    D. bicolor
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHalf Hardy Evergreen perennials
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height45.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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