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Watsonia

Watsonia spp.

Watsonia fulgens 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

40cm

1m

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Watsonia Overview

Watsonia spp. are South African-native summer flowering perennial members of the iris family and grow from corms that gradually spread to form clumps. They have showy trumpet-like flowers resembling gladioli, lance-shaped leaves and prefer a sunny spot in well-drained soil.

How to propagate Watsonia

Division

Propagate by seed in autumn or division of clumps.

Seed

Summer Flowering Bulbs

Plant out these flowering bulbs in spring to enjoy their summer performance.

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