Crocosmia Red Varieties. The first true red cultivar, ‘lucifer’ is one of the tallest varieties growing up to 1.5m. There are hundreds of crocosmia varieties to choose from, flowering in red, orange or yellow from june to late summer, above ornamental, strappy, bright green leaves.
By 1911 it had become a garden escapee and has proliferated ever since. Most crocosmia varieties won't return where winter minimum temperatures fall below 20°f (zones 5a and colder).   ), also known as montbretia,  is a small genus of flowering plants in the iris family, iridaceae.
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Cover it and press the soil down around the roots and water the planting area. There are over 300 varieties listed and their number keeps on increasing. If you want to grow them in such areas, you have to dig up the corms after the first.
Set The Crocosmia Lucifer Corms With The Pointy End Facing Up.
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora met bes bes van fire king. Crocosmia 'red king' crocosmia 'red king' montbretia. There are hundreds of crocosmia varieties to choose from, flowering in red, orange or yellow from june to late summer, above ornamental, strappy, bright green leaves.
One Wonders How Yellow, Orange, And Red And Their Combinations Can Still Bring.
Click here to browse or search the plants in this database. Thrives in full sun, but also grows well in partial shade—although it may not flower as prolifically. When planting in groups, space the crocosmia at least 18 inches away from other plants.
Aptly Named, A Crocosmia Of Truly Majestic Proportions And Grandeur Of Flower.
18 photos of varieties and species of crocosmia plants with a name and description. Magnets for hummingbirds, the vibrant blossoms give way to seedpods that persist into fall and attract hungry birds. Plant crocosmia corms in spring for flowers in mid to late summer.
In Total, There Are Over 400 Cultivars In The Crocosmia Genus, Producing A Variety Of Flower Colours, Including Red, Orange And Yellow.
Search and browse crocosmias » browse the full list of crocosmias (or see recent additions) » search by characteristics (height, bloom color, etc) Plant the crocosmia lucifer corms at least 2 inch deep and space them at least 6 inches apart. They make an excellent cut flower.