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CROCOSMIA 'Solfatare'

Commonly known as Montbretia



Apricot yellow flowers with dark bronzy foliage. A scarce form
£10.50 each
Delivery Information
Available again FEBRUARY 2018
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1.5 or 2 Litre

  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites occasionally.
  • Place of Origin - South Africa.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - 60-70cm (24-28in)
  • Spread - 8cm (3in)
  • Bulb/Corm - Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming cormous perennial. Small flowers 3cm (1¼in) long on arching, branched stems
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
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60-70cm (24-28in)
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  8cm (3in)
 

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