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Gardener's Guide to Bulbs. Please note that you will be directed to our active store.

CROCOSMIA (Montbretia)

CROCOSMIA (Montbretia)

CROCOSMIA (Montbretia)

The modern Crocosmia are a greatly improved Montbretia with much larger flowers and glowing colours.  They are  easily grown in any soil that is not too dry. They do not flower well in hot dry conditions or deep shade. Excellent for extending the season into late summer. Most are clump forming and should be lifted an divided every 3-4 years to maintain flowering. They also make good cut flowers.

Plant List

CROCOSMIA CANARY BIRD

We found a stock of this lovely deep golden Crocosmia in a local garden. Although we know no more of its history than its name, it is a very fine plant smothering itself in flowers in late summer. Grow in any garden soil in sun or light shade. Crocosmia have a bad reputation for excessive amounts of leaves. This is easily overcome if you divide the clumps ruthlessly every 3 years to maintain the sixze of the corms.

Height:24

Flowers: August - September

Price: 10 = £6.50

CROCOSMIA CANARY BIRD

CROCOSMIA COLUMBUS

A fabulous new and distinct crocosmia. Large rich gold flowers with a showy dark brown calyx. It really stood out in our trial of new cultivars.Late flowering

Height: 30"

Flowers: Aug - September

Price: 3 = £4.00; 10 = £12.30

CROCOSMIA COLUMBUS

CROCOSMIA CONSTANCE

A showy new hybrid producing an endless succession of large,open clear orange-red flowers. Vigorous. One of the best; the flowers are much larger and longer lasting than the old montbretia. Easy clump forming bulbs for any soil in sun. Crocosmia have a bad reputation for excessive amounts of leaves. This is easily overcome if you divide the clumps ruthlessly every 3 years to maintain the sixze of the corms.

Height:30"

Flowers: Aug-Oct

Price: 10 = £9.00

CROCOSMIA CONSTANCE

CROCOSMIA HELL FIRE

Award of Garden MeritOne of the best new introductions of these popular and easily grown summer flowering bulbs.  It is like an intense velvety red version of Lucifer. A superb new cultivar and just as easy. Perfect for the back of a border or woodland edge.

Height: 3'

Flowers: July

Price:

6.00

CROCOSMIA HELL FIRE

CROCOSMIA LIMPOPO

Award of Garden MeritAnother of the showy new cultivars with dense arching heads of large pinkish-orange open flowers. A great improvement over the traditional montbretia. Free flowering

Height: 24"

Flowers: July - Sept

Price: 5 = £6.00

CROCOSMIA LIMPOPO

CROCOSMIA LUCIFER

 Award of Garden MeritThe brilliant flame-red flowers on sturdy stems make this variety a ‘must’ in the summer flower border where it can be planted towards the back and allowed to arch over shorter plants. . The earliest and tallest of the hybrids so far. Adds drama to an often tired border.

Height: 36"

Flowers: Jun-Aug

Price: 3 = £4.00; 10 = £12.30

CROCOSMIA LUCIFER

CROCOSMIA PAUL'S BEST YELLOW

Award of Garden MeritThis is very different from the usual crocosmia having arching sprays of large clear lemon-yellow flowers that face upwards. . Quite outstanding and not too tall. early flowering and among the first to flower. Plant the corms 6cm deep and 6 cm apart in any sood garden soil in an open situation.

Height: 24"

Flowers: July -August

Price: 5 = £7.00

CROCOSMIA PAUL'S BEST YELLOW

CROCOSMIA PRINCE OF ORANGE

A fabulous new and distinct crocosmia. The large wide open flowers are carried in an upright spike rather than on the normal arching stem. A sumptuous orange -red  with a golden eye. Late flowering.

Height: 30"

Flowers: Aug - September

Price: 3 = £4.00; 10 = £12.30

CROCOSMIA PRINCE OF ORANGE

CROCOSMIA RED KING

An excellent small flowered crocosmia producing masses of deep red flowers on dark stems. Good to add drama to a summer border.. Plant the corms 6cm deep and 6 cm apart in any sood garden soil in an open situation.

Height: 36"

Flowers: August

Price:10= £5.00

CROCOSMIA RED KING

CROCOSMIA SARACEN

Award of Garden MeritAn exciting new hybrid with large orange-red flowers and intensely bronzed leaves. Makes very dramatic clumps in the garden. It is especially attractive planted at the edge of a shrub bed. Plant the corms 6cm deep and 6 cm apart in any good garden soil in an open situation.

Height:30"

Flowers: Aug/Sep

Price: 3 = £8.00

Price:

4.00

This item is currently out of stock.

CROCOSMIA SARACEN

CROCOSMIA ZAMBESII

Pale salmon orange with a deeper central stripe. Fabulous new hybrid with arching stems of widely flaring flowers. It really is one of the best. We have a few pots available.

height: 30"

Flowers: Jul/Oct

 

 

Price:

5.00

CROCOSMIA ZAMBESII
 

Award of Garden Merit =those plants given the Award of Garden Merit by the RHS.

Postage and Packing

5.95 will be added to all orders.

Scotland (Highlands & Islands) , N.Ireland & UK offshore islands. - at cost according to weight.

EU - at cost according to weight. Parcels will be sent airmail.

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