This plant has a fan of sword-shaped, dark-green, basal leaves, roughly 60cm long. Flowers are pale to deep yellow in colour and roughly 4cm across. Flowering occurs from spring to summer. Dietes iridioides grows to about 90cm tall and 30cm wide.
African iris is a versatile plant that tolerates standing water as well as drought conditions.
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Moist temperate with warm summers
Central Highlands Garden,
Yarra Valley Water plants,
Water efficient plants