Watsonia gladioloides (Orange Dwarf)
Dwarf Orange Bugle Lily
An attractive, tuft forming perennial from rocky grasslands in the mountains of the eastern Cape Province and KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, with narrow, upright, lanceolate leaves and compact, erect flower spikes with very showy, dark red flowers. Watsonia gladioloides will make an excellent ornamental for the warm-temperate garden and will thrive in full sun on well-drained soils. With mulching and excellent drainage it can take moderate freezes down to USDA Zone 8. Orange Dwarf is a diminutive selection with orange flowers.