Watsonia Longifolia - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds

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Watsonia (Bugle Lily) is a genus of plants in the iris family, subfamily Crocoideae, native to South Africa. The genus is named after Sir William Watson, an 18th century British botanist. There are 52 species in southern Africa; all are perennial herbs growing from corms and producing erect spikes of showy flowers, and are adapted to a Mediterranean-type climate. Native to South Africa, Watsonia species were introduced as garden ornamentals to Australia in the mid-19th century and were widely grown by the 1940s.

Growing 1.3m to 2m this summer growing bulb has orange/pink/red flowers in spring-summer.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to Sow - Spring


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