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Crocosmia ‘Jackanapes’

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If growing conditions suits this plant it can be invasive. I find it easy to pull up and add to compost heap. Corms will grow new plants if left in ground that's how it become invasive.

Crocosmia ‘Jackanapes’ | Cwmgwrach, Neath, SA11
Plant Size
30cm × 1cm

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Grower Notes

This plant is like iris type, need to crowd it to give a nice display of flowers.

Plant Finder: about Crocosmia ‘Jackanapes’

Common names

Montbretia

Description

Crocosmia ‘Jackanapes’ (Montbretia). This clump-forming corm has strap-shaped, erect, basal leaves. In late summer, attractive bi-coloured, yellow and orange-red flowers are borne.

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and will require well drained soil with an open sunny site. In very cold areas, you should plant in a sheltered position or lift and store for the winter.

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, cutting bed, container

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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