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Bright Eyes Montbretia

Crocosmia 'Walbreyes' PP #17,165

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04878
Tall spikes of tubular, star-like vivid yellow-orange flowers with deep red throats are upright facing for better presentation and make excellent cut flowers. Highly attractive to hummingbirds. Thrives in the hot sunny border.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkroh-KOZ-mee-uh
Average Size at MaturityForms foliage clumps 12 to 18 in. tall; flower spikes 18 to 24 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil; protect roots with a thick layer of mulch. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates drier soils. Remove bloom stalks after flowers fade. Remove old foliage before new growth appears in early spring. Divide every 3 to 4 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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