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Crocosmia

Botanical Name
Crocosmia
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
9
Height
1.5 to 4 feet
Width
1 to 2 feet
Flowers
Mid to late summer: orange, orange-red, red
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plant corms in spring
  • Plant corms 5" deep
  • Space corms 6-8" apart
  • Not reliably winter hardy in Zone 5 and maybe Zone 6
  • Provide winter mulch or lift corms in fall to store indoors for winter
  • Store corms in peat or vermiculite at 35-40°
  • Propagate by digging and dividing and removing the offset corms
Problems
Spider mites
Varieties
  • Lucifer - reported as the most hardy of crocosmia, scarlet red flowers, 3'

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