Nova™ 'Dragonfire' Crocosmia Crocosmiiflora Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Nova™ 'Dragonfire' Crocosmia (Crocosmiiflora) Finally, here's a crocosmia that won't flop. The short, compact habit of this variety allows it to stay upright throughout the growing season. Noteworthy Characteristics: Expect a plethora of hummingbirds and butterflies to be drawn to its dark red flowers in mid-to late summer. Care: Full sun; well-drained soil. Propagation: Keep plants evenly moist, drying down can cause edge burn and even dormancy. Problems: May be necessary to divide every 3 years in spring. Overview Height 24 to 26 inches Spread 30 inches Growth Habit Spreads Growth Pace Fast Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Medium Moisture Characteristics Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant Bloom Time Summer Flower Color Flame Uses Beds and Borders, Sun Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Tolerance Drought Tolerant Once Established Type Perennials CrocosmiifloraView the discussion thread.