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Watsonia pillansii


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Watsonia pillansii (100 seeds)

Common name: Orange Watsonia

A robust, medium-sized, evergreen, summer-growing, clump-forming geophyte, 0.5–1.2 m tall. The rootstock is a corm, 30–45 mm in diameter, with a grey-brown tunic forming a thick protective covering. The stem is usually unbranched but can have 1 to 3 short, erect branches. Leaves are lance-shaped to nearly linear, 1–18 mm wide, light green.

Sowing instructions: Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium.

Locality: Grahamstown. Harvest: January 2024