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CROCOSMIA

Commonly known as Montbretia

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Well-known hybrids from mainly C. crocosmiiflora (Montbretia) and C. masoniorum.

Genus of 8 species of clump-forming, cormous perennials from grassland in South Africa.

 

The robust, invasive crocosmiiflora was developed in France and introduced to the UK in 1880. By 1911 it had become a garden escapee and has proliferated ever since. It can completely dominate a habitat to the exclusion of native plants and is listed on Schedule 9 of the Widlife and Countryside Act of 1981 making it an offence to cause it to grow in the wild.

Further Reading....

  • Orange - orange-brown
  • Height - 60-75cm (24-30in)
  • Spread - 8cm (3in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming cormous perennial.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mites occasionally
  • Place of origin - South Africa
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.
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60-75cm (24-30in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  8cm (3in)
 

Buy Varieties of CROCOSMIA

CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'

CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'  >


Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Red
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each

CROCOSMIA 'Emily Mackenzie'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Deep orange with mahogany throat
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each

CROCOSMIA 'George Davison'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Lemon yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
per pot £11.50 each

CROCOSMIA 'Harlequin'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Large yellowish-orange flowers red buds
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
per pot £11.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

CROCOSMIA 'Honey Angels'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Prolific yellow flowers with cream throats
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
per pot £11.50 each

CROCOSMIA 'Limpopo'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Coral coloured flowers and long blooming period
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

CROCOSMIA 'Lucifer'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Tall deep red
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each

CROCOSMIA masoniorum   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Orange
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Large peachy-orange flowers, long blooming
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Arching sprays of rich golden-yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CROCOSMIA 'Solfatare'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Montbretia.
Apricot yellow flowers with dark bronzy foliage. A scarce form
£12.50 each

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