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.

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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.

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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