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Watsonia vanderspuyiae (100 seeds)


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Watsonia vanderspuyiae. It has the largest corms, broadest leaves and tallest spikes of all watsonia’s. The leaves are broadly lanceolate and up to 100 mm wide, with strongly thickened, brownish-yellow or reddish margins, each leaf narrowing above into a long, sharp apex. The branched flower spike reaches up to 2 m high and is held on a sturdy reddish-brown scape (flower stem) with several inflated, leaf-like bracts. About 20-30 large, bright red, zygomorphic (irregular) tubular flowers are produced, each with a long, curved perianth tube up to 50 mm long. Locality: Piketberg. Harvest: March 2024