P. Formerly known as bugle lilies, these are half-hardy bulbous plants, somewhat like gladioli. Plant in a warm, well-drained border alongside aand in cold districts protect with bracken evergreen clippings etc. in winter. Watsonia Ardernei is white to 3 ½ ft.and W. meriana about 2 1/2ft. wfth rose-coloured . Increase by offsets in spring.