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Columbus Montbretia

Crocosmia 'Columbus'

SKU
05745
Arching spikes of bright yellow lily-shaped flowers, rise on long stems over grass-like green foliage. Makes an excellent cut flower, adds dramatic impact to any border, and draws butterflies into the garden. An herbaceous perennial.
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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationkroh-KOZ-mee-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 32 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Poolside
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsButterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Salvia (Salvia)

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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