Crocosmia x (Montbretia)
Crocosmia x 'Emily mcKenzie'
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Crocosmia x 'Emily McKenzie'

Montbretia

Plant Type: Perennials

Clump forming with flaming orange flowers with red centers and a yellow throat, brilliant late summer color, taller stems make this an excellent cut flower.

  • Flaming orange flowers with red centers and yellow throat
  • Blooms late summer
  • Excellent cut flower
Item # Pack Size  
4513910 75 8-10 cm
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Height:

24-30 in

Spread:

20-24 in

Zone:

6-9

Crocosmia

Common Name: Montbretia

Tender perennial in northern climates. Crocosmia form corms similar to gladiolus. They should be planted 3 per gallon, 2" below the soil. Grow in full sun. Where hardy, they produce large clumps of narrow swordlike foliage with long arching flowering stems. Spectacular color when in bloom. Protect with additional mulch in northern climates.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Hummingbirds

Attributes

Good Container Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer