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CROCOSMIA 'Emily Mackenzie'

Commonly known as Montbretia

Deep orange with mahogany throat
Further Reading....
  • Orange
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    8cm (3in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming cormous perennial. Mid-green leaves. Broad-petalled, downward-facing flowers 4-5cm (1½-2in) long
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites occasionally
    Place of origin
    South Africa
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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60cm (24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  8cm (3in)
 

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