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.
Knysna watsonia (Eng.); Knysna suurkanol (Afr.)
November, December, January