Scientific Name: Crocosmia 'Lucifer' Form: Oval - vertical, Vase
Common Name:Lucifer montbretia Texture:Medium
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 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Spike, (Floriferous), Red, Dark-red, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Brown, Sep- Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Tall background, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves iris-like (1 m); flowers are striking red, rising paired off on a purplish stem.