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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
kroh-KOZ-mee-ah BY kroh-koz-mee-ih-FLOR-ah
Description

The dramatic red flowers of Crocosmia are exciting and eye-catching in the garden; corms should be dug and divided every 2-3 years to maintain vigor.

This plant is native to South Africa.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennials
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennials
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Crocosmia
    Family:
    Iridaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No