Scientific Name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:montbretia Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:IridaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Grass-like, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Spike, (Floriferous), Orange, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves iris-like; flowers orange or yellow, floppy, paired on raised green stem.