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Dierama Blackbird

Exquisitely beautiful as arching wiry ‘rod like’ stems rise through tufts of grassy foliage.
In June, numerous flowers hang, just like fish nodding on a rod even on the calmest of days providing continual movement. Good for cutting, evergreen, attractive to bees and butterflies. Prefer moist, well-drained soil in sun. Height 90-100cm (36-40"). Spread 30- 50cm (12-20"). Hardy perennials. Supplied in 9cm pots.
Flower Colour

Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Moist Soil, Suitable for Container

Hardy Perennial

May onwards

Flowering Time

Full Sun

30-50cm (12-20)

90-100cm (36-40)



Moist, humus rich and well drained soil in a sheltered spot


Full sun


Not good for cutting



Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Water freely when in growth. Can be slow to establish but then trouble free, some flowers may appear in the first years but full flowers will appear after a few years.Just after planting, apply a generous amount of general purpose fertiliser to encourage optimum health and growth during the flowering period. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 19 Apr 2019 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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