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Nova™ ‘Dragonfire’ Crocosmia


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 CharacteristicsExpect a plethora of hummingbirds and butterflies to be drawn to its dark red flowers in mid-to late summer.

CareFull sun; well-drained soil.

PropagationKeep plants evenly moist, drying down can cause edge burn and even dormancy.

ProblemsMay be necessary to divide every 3 years in spring.

  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 7, 8, 9
  • Characteristics : Deer Resistant
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
  • Uses : Sun
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