Watsonia laccata (Jacq.) Ker Gawl.

Lake-coloured Watsonia (Bot. Mag.), Spike-flowered Antholyza (Bot. Rep.)


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Watsonia

Category: Bulb

Zones: Frost free

Size: To 24" tall

Exposure: Sun, Winter In

Description: 

Pink, purple, orange or white flowers on tall spikes.

History: 

Published in Bot. Mag. 17: 631 in 1803.

Basionym Gladiolus laccataus Jacq.

Native to South Africa.

Relatives: 


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