Genus Watsonia

Watsonia (bugle lily) is a genus of plants in the iris family, subfamily Crocoideae. Watsonias are native to southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, + Swaziland). The genus is named after Sir William Watson, an 18th-century British botanist.
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Watsonia hysterantha

My only gardening experience prior to my current garden was many, many years ago to be exact) when I lived in a rented cottage in Green Point.

Watsonia knysnana

Watsonia knysnana

Watsonia aletroides

Striking deep coral pink coloured tubular flowers with turned black edges on bright green sword like leaves.

Watsonia gladioloides

Watsonia gladioloides

Watsonia borbonica

In April and May I look for Watsonias. These easy-to-grow bulb plants are one of South Africa's best gifts to Bay Area gardeners.

Watsonia bachmannii

Watsonia bachmannii

Watsonia fourcadei

Watsonia fourcadei

Watsonia humilis

Watsonia humilis

Watsonia latifolia

Watsonia latifolia

Watsonia amabilis

Watsonia amabilis

Watsonia bella

Watsonia bella

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