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PlantFiles: Cape Bugle Lily
Watsonia borbonica

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Watsonia (wat-SON-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: borbonica (bor-BON-ee-ka) (Info)

Synonym:Watsonia pyramidata

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Red
Orange
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive pokerboy On Jan 18, 2005, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

A beautiful spring flowering, summer dormant bulb that comes in a variety of colours. pokerboy.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mission Viejo, California
Pasadena, California
Sacramento, California
Whittier, California



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