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Crocosmia

Botanical name:Crocosmia
Family:Iridaceae
Plant type:Bulb
Flowering time: Mid Summer to Autumn.
Size:
*Citronella and Solfatare: grow to 80-100cm tall x 30-40cm wide.
*Lucifer: 120cm tall x 30cm wide.
Preferred soil: Friable and well drained.
Preferred position: Sunny, but in hot areas some shade would be beneficial.
Preferred Climate:Cool to temperate.
Planting instructions:Plant so that the crown is just below the soil surface.
Pruning requirements:In cold areas they will die right back, in other areas you may need to trim foliage.
Watering:Very drought tolerant.
Fertiliser requirements: They require little fertiliser
Frost: Hardy to -10.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Crocosmia, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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