Watsonia Plants and Bulbs
Watsonia, a perennial plant growing from corms or bulbs.
They produce erect spikes of showy flowers. These bulbs are very easy to grow and prefer full sun and can 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, they easy to grow, and 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.
Watsonai x aletroides is a attractive spring flowering variety that will reach around 50 cm in height.
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
470 Monbulk-Silvan Road Monbulk VIC 3793
"Guaranteed mail order flowering bulbs, perennials, roses, trees, landscaping plants, garden accessories and community fundraising Austra lia-wide."
138 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda VIC 3788
"Large range of rare and unusual plants.."
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.