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Dierama pendulum

Dierama pendulum (Wedding Bell, Fairy Bell)

is a fully hardy perennial evergreen bulb with pink flowers in late Spring, early Summer, late Summer and mid Summer. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are trumpet shaped arranged in a drepanium inflorescence. It looks best in Spring and Summer.


Dierama pendulum grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers high fertility.


This is a arching bulb and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 1.3m / 4.3ft and spread of 0.8m / 2.6ft. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.


It has green leaves. They are ensiformis in shape.


Architectural, city courtyard garden, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower arranging and flower border and bed.

-23°C / -9.4F 6 to 8 2-3 years 1.3m / 4.3ft 0.8m / 2.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Dierama
Specific epithet ? pendulum
Common names
Wedding Bell (South Africa), Fairy Bell (South Africa)
IPNI details on Dierama pendulum
References [edit] ?

Plant added by AnimA (South Africa) - Add as friend

Dierama pendulum http://plantdatabase.co.uk/Dierama_pendulum
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