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 three years in spring.
- Genus : Crocosmia
- 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