Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Dierama pulcherimma - angels fishing rod
Incredibly popular grass like plant,
Stiff grassy foliage which is semi-evergreen in mild winters. In summer tall wiry rods emerge, the tips of which are weighted with silvery-pink bell-shaped flowers which develop into bead like clusters of seed.