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Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'

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Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'
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Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'
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Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'

Species Name: Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'
Common Name: Pink Diamond dichelostemma

A naturally occuring hybrid between Dichelostemma ida-maia and Dichelostemma multiflorum. Beautiful soft pink flowers on slender stems to 1' high. Keep dry during summer dormancy.

Plant Family: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 1' H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Summer dry
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat:

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Care and Maintenance
Plant bulbs as soon as you can. They must be in the ground or pots by late November. The first leaf will emerge in late December or early January. In the Theodore Payne Nursery's Bulb House, the first leaves began emerging 12/29/13. Some did not emerge until as late as 1/26/13. Flowers will begin to bloom in late May.
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References
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.
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