Crocosmia Lucifer Hardiness Zone. Not reliably winter hardy in usda zone 5 where it needs a protected location and winter mulch. Well drained soil is a must so that crocosmia corms do not rot over the winter if you live in a wet area of the hardiness zones.
Department of agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 to 9, although it may not reliably overwinter outdoors in hardiness zone 5. It is a common sight in landscaping throughout u.s. Beginning in midsummer and continuing into early fall in some climates, brilliant flame red flowers stand in rows on wiry, gracefully arched stems that are perfect for cutting.
Crocosmia Will Grow In Partial Shade, But The Plants Will Be Stronger And Produce More Flowers In Full Sun.
Gorgeous red flowers, with yellow to orange shaded accents bloom atop green, swordlike foliage. Some species, including lucifer, are reliably hardy in zones 4 and 5. Lucifer crocosmia is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth.
Department Of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zones 5 To 9, Although It May Not Reliably Overwinter Outdoors In Hardiness Zone 5.
The bright red flowers will light up the garden in the summer and attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. Full sun, partial sun planting season: Dry, sunny and hot suits lucifer absolutely.
Cover It And Press The Soil Down Around The Roots And Water The Planting Area Thoroughly.
3 inches deep hardiness zones: If you are concerned about hardiness, treat crocosmia as you would gladiolus. Variety name is not listed, so do i assume they must be lucifer?
It Grows To A Height Of Up To 40 Inches.
This hardy cultivar adds a tropical flair to northern gardens. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Well drained soil is a must so that crocosmia corms do not rot over the winter if you live in a wet area of the hardiness zones.
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Several named varieties are now available, in a range of hot colours. Set the crocosmia corms with the pointy end facing up. Extra irrigation during the summer is sometimes needed to keep lucifer standing upright.