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Watsonia knysnana

This robust, cormous geophyte has sword-shaped leaves arranged in a tight fan, they are leathery and fibrous.  The leaves grow up to 60cm, with flower spikes no more than a meter.
It flowers well in disturbed sites from Swellendam to Grahamstown.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Knysna watsonia (Eng.); Knysna suurkanol (Afr.)
Plant Height:
1.6 m
Flower Colour:
Red Pink
Flowering Time:
November, December, January