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WATSONIA

Commonly known as Bugle lily

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Genus of 51 species of cormous perennials, usually found on rocky or grassy slopes and plateaux in South Africa and Madagascar.

Further Reading....

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - sword-shaped leaves 25-60cm (10-24in) long
  • Red
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 15cm (6in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming cormous perennial.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - bold and striking, one of the tallest of the family. Protect with a winter mulch in frost-prone areas
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - South Africa
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - 6-tepalled flowers, 5cm (2in) long. Flowers are set horizontally and open to reveal 3 long purple anthers
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile, humus-rich soil which does not dry out in summer
1.5m (5ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  15cm (6in)
 

Buy Varieties of WATSONIA

WATSONIA pillansii

WATSONIA pillansii  >


Commonly known as: Bugle lily.
Tubular orange-red flowers
£15.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

WATSONIA 'Tresco Hybrids'

WATSONIA 'Tresco Hybrids'  >


Commonly known as: Bugle lily.
Shades of pink and red
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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