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A picture of a Bugle lily

Bugle lily

Watsonia galpinii

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

40cm

1m

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Bugle lily Overview

This species is a cormous perennial herb with lance-shaped to sword-shaped leaves. The flowers are borne in branched spikes of profuse orange-red or pinkish flowers. This species is native to the southern cape of Africa.

How to propagate Bugle lily

Division

Propagate by seed in autumn or division of clumps.

Seed