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Montbretia Crocosmia hybrids

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Phonetic Spelling
kroh-KOZ-mee-ah HY·brids
Description

Uses include beds, borders, and fresh-cut flowers; tolerates drought, but keep moist during growing season;  Plant to a depth of 5 in. to base of the corm, 2 in. apart, 20 plants per sq. ft.; Semi-hardy, injured below 28 degrees F (-2 degrees C)

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Tags:
#bulb#corms#cut flowers#summer bulbs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Tags:
#bulb#corms#cut flowers#summer bulbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Crocosmia
    Species:
    hybrids
    Family:
    Iridaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 11 in. - 3 ft. 4 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 2 in. - 0 ft. 2 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Parallel veins long strappy leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought