Crocosmia

Massed, mixed colours of Crocosmia create a fiery blend with Heleniums and grasses.

(Common Name: Montbretia)

Lively plants with sword-shaped leaves and bright flowers along stiff stems in late summer. The plants grow form chains of corms and will spread, although the cultivated varieties are not invasive like the species. Some of the very large flowered types are only just hardy, but we have selected some tough types for most garden situations. They grow surprisingly well in shade and will cope with very hot sunny positions provided they do not dry out completely.
Propagate by division in Autumn (preferred) or Spring. Remove seed heads in early winter to avoid the odd self seed as these won't come true to type.

Crocosmia are members of the Iridaceae (Iris) family.

Crocosmia Bressingham Beacon

Fairly early for a Crocosmia with orange flowers with red patterning. Very much admired in our garden. Not a rampant spreader.

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Crocosmia Culzean Peach

It does have a peachy shade to it! 2ft - 2ft 6in / 60 - 75cm tall

Price £5.00 (9cm pot) Just a few left

Crocosmia Hellfire

Devilishly dark smoldering red. Slower to bulk up hence the higher price! About 2ft / 60cm tall

Price: £6.00 (9cm pot)

Crocosmia Honey Angels

Short variety with masses of warm yellow flowers

Price £5.00 (9cm pot)

Crocosmia Mephistopheles

Huge orange flowers with gold markings in August and September. About 1ft 6in-2ft / 45-60cm tall

Price: £5.00 (9cm pot)

Rowallene Orange

Tall with pleated leaves. Large panicles of flower in August and September.

Price: £5.00 (9cm pot)

Crocosmia Sulphurea

Short (about 1ft / 30cm tall) with pale yellow flowers in August and September.

Price: £5.00 (9cm pot)

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