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Crocosmia ‘Bressingham Blaze’

Montbretia

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to August
  • Height0.5m to 1m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourOrange red
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Crocosmia ‘Bressingham Blaze’ (Montbretia). ‘Bressingham Blaze’ is a larger flowered hybrid with bright orange-red blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, cutting bed, container

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Needs

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

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.

Propagation

You can propagate by division of the corms as the growth commences in the spring. Keep the chains intact if possible.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites may be a problem.

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