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Pardancanda 'Heart of Darkness'


Pardancanda 'Heart of Darkness' (Pardancanda)

How about this for something a little different? The leaves are similar to an Iris, and each flower only lasts for one day - but how beautiful each one is.



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Very pretty! I was thinking of trying Pardancandas, Spritz. How do they do there? Do they grow like bearded Iris?

13 Aug, 2010

 

No idea - I treated myself to a couple of plants as a birthday present to myself. I hope to be able to tell you next year...:-))))

13 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks, Spritz!

13 Aug, 2010

 

Wow, this is different, and so pretty! I can see why you had to treat yourself to this one as a birthday treat, Spritz..... :~))

13 Aug, 2010

 

Never seen one of those before, certainly different and beautiful too

14 Aug, 2010

 

It's bound for the back garden...where it can have plenty of light (NB - I didn't say 'sun')...I'm wondering if it's a bulb or a tuber?

14 Aug, 2010

 

A new one on me, love the colour, will read up on them.

14 Aug, 2010

 

I must, too.....lol.

14 Aug, 2010

 

From what I've been reading, it's a rhizome, like bearded Iris.

14 Aug, 2010

 

Seriously nice!
I was inspired enough to Google it, and whilst most are pretty indifferent looking blooms in the various colours, there are some lovely lookers too in the right colour.
I must say though that this is the stand out one by far!

14 Aug, 2010

 

I planted it - and the Agastache... :-))) Then a thunderstorm started....Henry hates them, so we came in.

Meanie, they had another one called 'Freckles' which was pretty, but not beautiful like this one.

Tug, if it's a rhizome, it should spread, shouldn't it? That would be great. :-))

14 Aug, 2010

 

Pretty ashame it only last a day, but it is lovely.

14 Aug, 2010

 

Well - it's like other plants like Hemerocallis - they only last one day, don't they - but worth it when they're out!

14 Aug, 2010

 

Stunning flower Spritz!

19 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks, Pip. It's doing what I expected - but each flower is lovely, so that's OK. :-))

19 Aug, 2010

 

Very beautiful....a stunning colour! I hope it thrives, I've never heard of it before.

19 Aug, 2010

 

me nither karen ,but u learn sum thing new every day on here . lovely flower tho.

19 Aug, 2010

 

I hadn't come across it before, either - but I'm glad I did! :-))

20 Aug, 2010

 

I love the way all the parts are arranged in threes, like Trilliums...most unusual!

20 Aug, 2010

 

So they are, Karen! I hadn't noticed that. :-) Too busy admiring it! It has three flowers out today. :-)))))))))))))))))))))))

20 Aug, 2010

 

Lucky you! ...enjoy! :))

21 Aug, 2010

 

I did - one day wonders, Karen! :-((

21 Aug, 2010

 

oh....:(

21 Aug, 2010

 

Doesn't matter - there are still buds on it. :-0))

21 Aug, 2010



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