Lucifer Montbretia

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

SKU
07341
Gorgeous red flowers, with yellow to orange shaded accents bloom atop green, swordlike foliage. This hardy cultivar adds a tropical flair to northern gardens. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Popular as a cut flower or in perennial borders. Attracts butterflies.
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Botanical Pronunciationkroh-KOZ-mee-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeJune to August
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant
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: 5-9

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