Hardiness: USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
On Jun 7, 2011, patsalvia from Orleans France wrote:
Beautiful plant, gracious 1.5 m tall "fishing rods" with multiple pink bell-shaped flowers. Resists -15° c and snow without protection.
It took 4 years after planting to flower, which seems characteristic of this particular plant, but it is worth the wait!
On Feb 18, 2008, ncdirtdigger from Waxhaw, NC wrote:
I started growing this plant 4 years ago. I bought 2 and put one in the ground and one in a pot so I could move it around if neccessary. The one in the ground in full sun did much better than the one in the pot, so the following year I planted it as well. It is a semi evergreen for me and I cut back the foliage each year in late winter. It is a delicate looking plants that has small tubular flowers and the slightest breeze causes them to dance in the wind. I don't give it any extra protection and would highly recommend this plant.
On Jun 29, 2006, conklin007 from Aberdeen, WA wrote:
I see this plant doing well in public plantings in Long Beach, WA as well as at the community college in Aberdeen, WA. I must assume that it is well suited to our coastal climate, cool summers and warm wet winters. Very striking specimen and a recent addition to my coastal garden.
On Apr 18, 2004, angelam from melbourne Australia wrote:
I'm in my second year of patient waiting for flowers. The plants seem healthy so I live in hope. I bought them as I'd seen them flowering in Southern Tasmania, where every old garden has large clumps of them and in many places they've also colonised the grass verges. They must be among the most graceful flowers available.
"Angels Fishing Rod" Semi-evergreen perennial with bell-like rosy-crimson flowers from August to October. Plant in sun or semi-shade and average soil. Lime tolerant.
Angel's fishing rod...belongs to a genus of evergreen clump-forming corms. It has tall arching stems bearing funnel or bell shaped flowers. The plant thrives growing in large clumps on a river bank. In favourable conditions Dierama can grow to a height of 1.5m. It dislikes being moved but if happy will self seed around the garden.
This plant is frost hardy to -5C. As is so often the case some patience is needed before it produces flower but, once it starts,each year brings some more of those beautiful graceful arching stems. The wait is well worth the reward of enjoying Angel's fishing
On Aug 31, 2001, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:
Lift and store corms in frost free area during winter
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Berkeley, California Cloverdale, California East Richmond Heights, California Eureka, California Los Angeles, California Loyola, California Merced, California Oakland, California Pleasant Hill, California San Leandro, California Tamalpais-homestead Valley, California Torrance, California Willits, California Orlando, Florida Roswell, New Mexico Barlow, Oregon Coburg, Oregon Gresham, Oregon Salem, Oregon Leesburg, Virginia Aberdeen, Washington Bellevue, Washington Fox Island, Washington Gig Harbor, Washington Point Roberts, Washington Ridgefield, Washington Seattle, Washington