Botanical name

Watsonia rogersii

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Near Threatened

Watsonia rogersii
Watsonia rogersii
Watsonia rogersii
Watsonia rogersii
Watsonia rogersii
Watsonia rogersii

Description

Cormous geophyte up to 50cm tall. Leaves narrowly sword-shaped, 5-10mm wide with thickened margins. Flowers purple-pink, flower tube short 20-25mm long, flared above; stamens declinate (curved downwards); bracts 9-16mm long.

Capsules ovoid-oblong.

 

Habitat

Mainly rocky sandstone slopes at low elevations - also granite and clay.

Flower Date

October to December