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A picture of a Waxy Watsonia

Waxy Watsonia

Watsonia humilis

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Waxy Watsonia
A photo of Waxy Watsonia
A photo of Waxy Watsonia
A photo of Waxy Watsonia
A photo of 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

Pot plant