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Emberglow Montbretia

Crocosmia 'Emberglow'

SKU
01947
Tall spikes of tubular, star-like, orange-red flowers with yellow throats are highly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Flower spikes appear on long stems above green, grass-like foliage. Makes an excellent cut flower and adds dramatic impact to a hot, sunny border. Herbaceous perennial.
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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationkroh-KOZ-mee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide; flower spikes to 3 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
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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