Plant name: Fairy’s fishing rod, fairy wand, wandflower
Botanical name: Dierama pucherrimum
Virtues: Delicate but dramatic flowers.
Foliage: Thin upright grassy leaves to 24 inches long.
Flower: Blooms in early to midsummer with large pink bell-shaped flowers on tall arching stems.
Habit: Grasslike mound growing from a bulbous base.
Origin: South Africa.
Cultivation: Requires moist soil and excellent drainage. USDA Zones 4–8.
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