Beatrice watsonia Watsonia pillansii

Beatrice watsonia

ABOUT

a cormous perennial with sword-shaped leaves and branched spikes of curved, tubular orange-red flowers 5cm in length, with spreading lobes, from late summer

Plant Info
Care
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family

      Iridaceae

    • Synonyms

      Beatrice watsonia bugle lily

    • Common names

      Watsonia beatricis

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type

      Deciduous

    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones

      H3

  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead as required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown at 13-18°C in autumn or division in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free