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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

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