Information for Watsonia coccinea

Approximately 145.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Watsonia coccinea - 1  packet for 7 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 12266
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: large bright SCARLET, PURPLE or PINK, spike ~ 6 fls. in late spring
Fruit: (sow in autumn)
Foliage: linear, to 8mm. wide, dormant in summer..found in moist areas
Height in meters: 0.30

Common names for Watsonia coccinea: Red Watsonia,  Rooikanolpypie,  Rooipypie, 

Watsonia coccinea is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
443:  Iridaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Watsonia coccinea seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15C.

Keep the compost slimy moist.

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