Watsonia (Watsonia aletroides)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 18 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Corm
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: plant 4 inches deep
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Growing Watsonia in Zone 5B by DavidLMO Nov 23, 2017 11:41 AM 16
Watsonia corms by piksihk Oct 19, 2017 9:32 PM 14

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