Common Name: Montbretia.
Zone: 5 to 9.
Full Sun to part shade.
Height: 36 to 42 inches tall, spread 12 to 18 inches.
Moderate growth, clump-forming plant from bulbs or corms.
Beginning in midsummer and continuing thru early fall, brilliant flame red flowers stand in rows on wiry, gracefully arched stems that are perfect for cutting. Crocosmia's broad, sword-like leaves are attractive even when the plants are not in bloom and, from a design standpoint, are effective for adding a tropical flair to the landscape.
Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 1993.
- Brilliant flame red flowers
- The hardiest Montbretia we offer (zone 5)
- Perfect for floral bouquets and the garden alike
Corm: A solid, underground, bulb-like portion of the stem of a plant bearing roots at the base.