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Crocosmia ‘variety unknown’

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The measurements are a rough estimate - i will ensure any dug up clumps have at least ten or more plants.

Crocosmia ‘variety unknown’ | Mottram in Longdendale, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14
Plant Size
60cm × 20cm × 10

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Plant Finder: about the Crocosmia genus

Common names

Montbretia

Description

Crocosmia genus (Montbretia). This plant is from south African. It will form a dense clumps of sword-shaped leaves. Above the leaves you will find horizontal spikes of attractive tubular flowers which are borne in the summer.

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

Grown for their brightly coloured flowers produced mainly in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourOrange-yellow
  • Leaf ColourMid green

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Mottram in Longdendale, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14
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