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Waxy Watsonia

Watsonia humilis

Also known as


Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Pink form
Unripe seed capsules
White form
White form

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. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Waxy Watsonia

Pot plant