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Commonly known as Montbretia
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Yellow - yellow-orange with red buds
Height - 75-90cm (30-36in)
Spread - 45cm (18in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming cormous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, dark green leaves
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)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mite, occasionally
Place of origin - South Africa
Flower Shape - Racemes - - racemes of funnel-shaped flowers
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
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