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PlantFiles: Californian Firecracker
Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'

Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Dichelostemma (dy-kel-OH-stem-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Diamond

5 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
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Sun to Partial Shade

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Bloom Time:
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Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

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Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive WillowWasp On Jun 7, 2006, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Color is a Rasberry Pink more than a Magenta just don't have that choice in the bloom color. This bloom is held above the plant on wirey stems of about 24 inches. Foliage is grassy and a nice green color.

Neutral debi_z On Sep 3, 2003, debi_z from Springfield, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

I haven't grown this plant, but while researching it, I learned that it requires moisture while growing and dying back, but then wants dry conditions until the following year.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, California
Tallahassee, Florida
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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