Crocosmia Lucifer Rouge. In the backyard crocosmia catches the eye. This hardy cultivar adds a tropical flair to northern gardens.
Crocosmia may not bloom the first season, especially in colder zones, but it is perennial and once established it will reward you with spectacular blooms. Magnets for hummingbirds and butterflies, the vibrant blossoms give way to seedpods that persist. It is native to the grasslands of southern and eastern africa, ranging from south africa to sudan.
Plant In Full Sun Along The Coast And Part Shade Inland.
Full sun, partial sun planting season: Crocosmia lucifer is usually grown in cool or temperate climates. Needs winter protection in colder areas.
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8 vendors have this plant for sale. They are often used by florists in flower arrangements. Several named varieties are now available, in a range of hot colours.
Gorgeous Red Flowers, With Yellow To Orange Shaded Accents Bloom Atop Green, Swordlike Foliage.
Le crocosmia lucifer, également appelé montbretia, tient son nom de l'intensité de ses fleurs rouges, qui apparaissent nombreuses sur des hampes florales souples et hautes de près d'un mètre, rassemblées en épis horizontaux. Cette variété est la plus connu de toutes, car cette véritable star des massifs estivaux forme des touffes robustes et fleurit longtemps en sol léger.   ), also known as montbretia,  is a small genus of flowering plants in the iris family, iridaceae.
Best Known For Its Low Maintenance And Moderate Growth, This Bulb Will Likely Liven Up Your House (Or Garden) With Its Dark Green Colored Leaves.
This hardy cultivar adds a tropical flair to northern gardens. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity. This plant needs well drained and loamy soil enriched with compost or balanced fertiliser for proper growth and flowering.
The Lucifer Montbretia, Otherwise Known As The Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ Or Montbretia ‘Lucifer’, Coppertips ‘Lucifer’, Falling Stars ‘Lucifer’, Is A Rather Well Known Bulb Plant By Gardening Enthusiasts Around The World.
Make the hole deep enough so that the top of the corm is 6 to 8 inches below the surface. Crocosmia lucifer photographs seem to dominate, but i decided to include a more common, even abundant road lily. When planting the crocosmia bulbs select an area with full sun or partial shade.