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Crocosmia x c. Red King

x c. Red King
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At a Glance

- Crocosmia Red King
- Upright stems with deep red flowers in late Summer
- Deep green upright foliage
- associates well with other plants

Plant Information

Crocosmia Red King, also known as Montbretia. A clump forming cormous perennial with upright lance shaped leaves and upright stems bearing deep red flowers July-Oct. Much prized for their huge numbers of flowers in late summer.

Crocosmia Red King is hardy and is excellent for a late summer of colour. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. The name Crocosmia originates from the greek works for safron (Krokos) and smell (osme) because when rubbed the leaves smell of Safron! Native to Africa these plants have large attractive flowers and are hardy, they can be grown in a patio pot or border


Genus: Crocosmia
Variety: x c. Red King
Category: Perennial

Height & Spread: 75 x 75cm
Flower Colour: Red
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil Type: Most
Aspect: full sun or part shade
Season of Interest: Summer into Autumn

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions

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