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Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

A real red devil!
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Grows to
Grows To
30 cm
120 cm
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Plant Care Information:

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

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9cm Pot
Item: 560766
£9.99
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Item: 561083
£12.98
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Item: 560892
£14.97
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  • OUTDOOR PLANTS - This fantastic vivid red Crocosmia will add height to your beds, borders or plant pots this year. Add vibrant colour throughout your garden with this bright red Crocosmia
  • CROCOSMIA PLANTS - They will come alive in mid-summer with an explosion of yellow, orange and red blooms. Ready to split in Autumn to keep safe for next season
  • GARDEN READY PLANTS - Growing to around 1.2cm (4ft) tall, they are perfect for the back of borders
  • PLANTS FOR GARDENS - They are very hardy perennials (to at least -2C!), and some of the very easiest plants to grow
  • POTTED PLANTS - Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready to plant

 

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With brilliant red flowers, this fantastic Crocosmia Montbretia will really stand out in your garden.

Masses of bright red flowers are produced in freesia-like sprays in the middle of summer.

This is a vigorous plant with sword-shaped, pleated, mid-green leaves. It is perfect for planting in large groups, bringing heat to your borders or in pots which will overflow with its arching leaves and stems, and the flowers are also excellent for cutting. 

Choose a nice sunny spot and that isn't too dry - although can tolerate periods of drought once established and will naturalise if happy where they are.

That said however, in general they will thrive in any conditions moist or dry soil, full sun or shade, shelter or exposed spots requiring almost no maintenance. Ideal for busy gardeners. 

Hardy perennials to at least -2C, crocosmia are some of the very easiest plants to grow.

With the flowering stems reaching around 1.2m tall, they are perfect for the middle and back of borders.

Over the years the bulbs will multiply freely, so you'll be able to dig up the clumps and split them to spread them around the garden. 

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready to plant.

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Item 560766 supplied as:
1 x 9cm Pot

Top Tips

  • Crocosmia look spectacular when planted in large groups.

Care Information

Planting Advice for your Crocosmia:

  • Corms should be planted like any other bulb and are easiest to plant if you just dig a hole about 10cm (4in) deep and space a handful about 2cm (1in) apart. This will give you a good-sized clump straight away and you can lift and divide clumps as they expand.
  • If you prefer a more spaced display, then plant them in clumps in groups of 5 about 10cm (4in) apart. If your soil is heavy, add some horticultural grit to the planting hole.

Aftercare Advice for Montbretia:

  • Water well and regularly.
  • Mulch corms in winter to preserve moisture.
  • Lift and divide clumps in spring if flowering diminishes.

Pruning Advice for crocosmia:

  • Cut back dead leaves in spring.

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