Giant Crocosmia. Hi diane, >>>>>i was just at a friend's house helping her id some of her crocosmia,.emily mckenzie flower is 8 cm across (3.25 inches). Crocosmia flowers make excellent cut flowers for indoor arrangements.
Crocosmias grow from corms and can be planted like bulbs. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable rf and rm images. Crocosmia plants may become invasive over time.
Always Plant Crocosmia Corms At Least 4 Deep.
Easy to grow, they thrive in a range of soil types, in sun or partial shade. Plant a handful of corms a few centimetres apart so you start out with a reasonable clump, and cover with soil. Set the crocosmia lucifer corms with the pointy end facing up.
This Variety Has The Same Attractive And Elegant Upward Facing, Bright Red Flowers At The End Of An Arching Stem.
Plant the crocosmia lucifer corms at least 2 inch deep and space them at least 6 inches apart. Set the crocosmia corms with the pointy end facing up. Good for cutting and long lasting in water if cut when blooms are half open.
Giant Crocosmia David Fenwick [email protected] Fri, 22 Aug 2003 07:44:24 Pdt.
The giant montbretia is a crocosmia variety that is native to south africa. It’s ideal for the growing in swathes through the herbaceous border, particularly in hot or tropical planting schemes, and the flowers are excellent for cutting. Crocosmia blooms are produced on slender stems of 2 feet (0.5 m.) or more in length.
Magnets For Hummingbirds, The Vibrant Blossoms Give Way To Seedpods That Persist Into Fall And Attract Hungry Birds.
Reaches a height of 1.5m. In colder regions choose a sheltered site. There seem to be a couple of forms growing in victoria:
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When planting in groups, space the crocosmia at least 18 inches away from other plants. Cover it and press the soil down around the roots and water the planting area thoroughly. Crocosmia flowers make excellent cut flowers for indoor arrangements.