Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

(Lucifer, Montbretia)


$8.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

This montbretia cultivar is an Alan Bloom hybrid (Crocosmia x Curtonus) which has flowers and foliage that are similar to gladiolus. A clump-forming plant that features tubular, nodding, scarlet red, one-sided flowers borne along the upper portions of stiffly arching, sometimes branched, flower scapes (stems) typically rising up to 3′ (infrequently to 4′) tall and slightly above the narrow, sword-shaped, basal leaves. A good fresh cut flower which is frequently used in commercial floral arrangements.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant Finder)

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Description

Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist soils in full sun.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Lucifer, Montbretia

Botanical Name

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

2 to 4'

Width

1 to 2'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Summer

Flower Color

red

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

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