Plant Care Dietes Grandiflora

Dietes Grandiflora

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Dietes Grandiflora has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Dietes Grandiflora has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

White african iris, White african iris, White african iris, Fairy iris and Large wild iris

Taxonomy

Dietes grandiflora
Dietes
Iridaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dietes Grandiflora

Water

How often to water your Dietes Grandiflora

Water needs for Dietes Grandiflora
0.5 cups
every 9

Dietes Grandiflora needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dietes Grandiflora

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

53% Low

Growing Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for White african iris in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dietes Grandiflora: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dietes Grandiflora love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Dietes Grandiflora does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dietes Grandiflora

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dietes Grandiflora: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dietes Grandiflora after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Dietes Grandiflora

Nutrient needs for plant Dietes Grandiflora in Columbia, South Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for Dietes Grandiflora

Dietes Grandiflora

Dietes Grandiflora


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Dietes Grandiflora has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Dietes Grandiflora has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Dietes Grandiflora has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dietes Grandiflora has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Dietes Grandiflora has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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@Tessasplants
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10/12/2021

Intriguing designs. Petite flowers.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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