Water Wise Plants
21/2 ft. tall and wide
Low: water every three weeks until the root ball is wet
Pink, rosy red, white, lavender, peach, orange
Maintenance- Design- Planting Tips
This is a summer dormant plant, which means it can get by on almost no water in the summer (good), but has unattractive leaves starting in July (bad). We solve the ugly leaf problem by cutting the leaves back to a couple inches above ground in mid-summer. This results in a bare spot in the bed. If that bothers you, install a plant next to the Watsonia that will fill in the bare spot during the summer and fall months.
Some retail nurseries carry a selection of Watsonia corms (bulbs) in the fall.