Watsonia Plants and Bulbs
Watsonia, a perennial plant growing from corms or bulbs. Watsonia produce erect spikes of showy flowers. These bulbs are very easy to grow and prefer full sun and cane be found for sale from autumn through winter at mail order nurseries listed or as potted plants at other times of the year.
Pictured right is Watsonia ‘Wedding Bells’ a lovely pink flowering variety.
A native of South Africa, easy to grow, watsonia provide tall flower spikes during spring that are a feature in the garden border. With white through to red flowers they do make great cut flowers.
These are drought tolerant and prefer full sun. Bulbs and Plants are TOUGH, they thrive on neglect, take care not to let them, take over.
- Full sun to part shade
- Well drained soil
- Little watering is required except in very dry summers
- Fertilizer can be applied, however not needed often
- Flowers – Spring to summer a range of colours
In some areas Watsonia can become an environmental weed.
Watsonia Bulbs are available for sale from the following nurseries
8-10 Henderson Hill Rd. Silvan 3795
"Bulbs & Trains for the Garden"
395 Lesters Rd Ascot VIC 3364 - phone (03) 53434303
Specialising in beautiful perennials & bulbs including new releases from Europe & USA. Many hardy, rare & difficult to find ‘drought hardy’ plants, quality vegetable & flower seeds.
P O Box 398 Creswick Vic 3363
Retail & Mail Order Specialist Growers of Heritage Roses, Unusual Perennials, Tree & Herbaceous Peonies. Mail order and Nursery Sales.
357 Monbulk Road SILVAN VIC 3795
Guaranteed "garden worthy" bulbs, plants and perennials. Visit the website to browse our large range of daffodils or request the latest free catalogue.