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Watsonia gladioloides

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Cormous perennial
Family:
Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and southern Africa
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
24-30 inches
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Orange
Exposure:
Full sun
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Erect green leaves have firm texture and distinctive thickened edges; narrow trumpet flowers are orange and appear in late summer and fall.