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Watsonia hybrid pink (100 seeds)


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Watsonia hybrid pink. (Iridaceae) This erect cormous perennial herb forms large clumps with strap-like leaves. The underground corms start to grow in late autumn and foliage is produced during the winter. The flowering stems appear in spirally twisted spikes of trumpet-shaped flowers arranged singly in opposite rows along the upper part of the stem and on side branches. Sowing : Seed is sown in autumn, thinly, in deep (min. 10 cm) seed trays, to allow for root development. The soil medium should be well drained, a recommended mix being 2 parts sand : 2 parts compost : 1 part loam or equal parts sand and compost, and the seeds should be planted 3-4 mm deep, covered with clean sand and kept moist and lightly shaded. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: August 2021