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Arching sprays of bold, burnt, flame orange funnel-shaped flowers appear in August and September among handsome, pleated, mid-green leaves. This vibrant bulbous perennial is perfect for a mixed or herbaceous border in a sunny, sheltered site or as part of a ‘hot’ colour scheme. For maximum impact plant in bold drifts in a sunny, sheltered site with moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. They make excellenllent cut-flowers.
Crocosmia ‘Emberglow’ (Montbretia). Cormous perennial variety with mid-green leaves. It produces dark red flowers, arranged in 2 rows, in arching and freely branching spikes.
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.
Grown for their brightly coloured flowers produced mainly in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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