Lilac Towers - Watsonia
Tall strappy leafed South African bulb with lilac flowering spikes. These are excellent additions to the back of the border in a dry area of the garden giving height and attractive flower spikes year after year. Non invasive.
Watsonia: (Zones 1,2,3,4) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions
Watsonia is a hardy South African export and cousin of Gladioli. The flowers rise above the sword like foliage 1-1.5m. Best planted to the back of the border where they can be left to naturalise. Plant corms point side up 15cm deep and 15cm apart in free draining soil. Enjoy full sun, blood and bone at planting and each autumn. Can be grown in pots.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade
Growing Zones: Zone 1, 2, 3, 4 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Cottage Colour
Product code: WLT
Scientific Name: Watsonia borbonica
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: No
Colour: Light Pink
Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May
End Use: Garden;Cut Flower
Frost Hardy: Yes