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Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

Montbretia

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.7m to 1.25m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourFlame red
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ (Montbretia). Clumps of green sword-shaped leaves, with tall, arching spikes of funnel-shaped blossoms appear in mid to late summer. Brilliant flame-red flowers, and a tall habit.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb, Herbaceous

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, cutting bed, container. Outstanding cut flowers.

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  • Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

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

Cultivation

Clumps should be divided every three years, in spring.

Propagation

By division

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch for spider mite and thrips on the foliage

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