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CROCOSMIA 'Solfatare'



Commonly known as: Montbretia.


Apricot yellow flowers with dark bronzy foliage. A scarce form

£10.50 each
Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre

Mature Size

60-70cm (24-28in) bulb/corm Watering Can
  8cm (3in)
 

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  • 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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Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
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Curved border restraints
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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