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Watsonia

Watsonia spp.

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

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A photo of Watsonia
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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.