Dietes iridioides is a rhizomatous, evergreen herb, up to 600 mm high, with sword-shaped, dark green leaves in a loose fan. This prolific flowerer carries its flowers on a wiry, arching stem. The flowers are dainty and each bloom lasts a single morning. New flowers open continually during the flowering spell. Grows and flowers very well in deep shade in spring and summer, and prefers moist conditions. The young plants develop on the flowering stems.
It is a very good choice for a shady part of the garden