Botanical name

Watsonia angusta

Family

Iridaceae

Description

Plants to 1.2m high. Leaves sword-shaped - often with a waxy bloom - 12-20mm wide. Flowers in elongate - usually branched spike - scarlet. Perianth tube 36-44mm long - tubular above.

Habitat

Montane marshes and streambanks in fynbos.

Flower Date

November to January