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With striking yellow,orange or red flowers, and abundant sword shaped leaves, crocosmias create a splash of vibrant colour from late summer to early autumn. Crocosmias prefer a well drained moist soil in sun or light shade. Some varieties can be invasive and clumps should be split every three years to maintain vigour and flowers.Severn Sunrise has warm peachy-pink flowers on dark bare stems which open wide to great effect. Flowers Aug-Sept. H&S 2ft x 18in
Crocosmia ‘Severn Sunrise’ (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.
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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