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PlantFiles: Californian Firecracker
Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'

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

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
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.

Regional...

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

Richmond, California
Tallahassee, Florida
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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