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Waxy Watsonia

Watsonia humilis

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Waxy Watsonia Overview

Watsonia humilis is a beautiful late-spring flowering cormous plant endemic to the southwestern Cape. Although highly threatened in the wild, successful cultivation is easily achieved in suitable conditions. Pink and purple forms of Watsonia coccinea are frequently misidentified as W. humilis.

Special features of Waxy Watsonia

Pot plant