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Crocosmia Lucifer - 10x Bulbs

  • This fantastic vivid red Montbretia will add and height to your beds and borders this year.
  • They will come alive in mid-summer with an explosion of yellow, orange and red blooms.
  • Growing to around 1.2cm (4ft) tall, they are perfect for the back of borders.
  • They are very hardy perennials (to at least -20C!), and some of the very easiest plants to grow.
  • Supplied as a pack of 10 corms, ready to plant.
  • SKU: 5021471/5021471[8044]
Only: £11.99
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This product is offered for sale for home delivery exclusively via our website only. The images represent established plants, the supplied product may be younger. All heights listed are approximate and fully established plant heights may vary. The amount of foliage, buds or bloom on the plant will depend on what part of the season the product is purchased. Please see description below for full product details.

With its brilliant red flowers this fantastic Crocosmia (Montbretia) really stand out in you garden. Masses of bright red flowers are produced in freesia-like sprays in midsummer. 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 -20C), crocosmia are some of the very easiest plants to grow. With the flowering stems reaching around 1.2m (4ft) 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 a pack of 10 bulbs.

Top Tips
- Plant in groups for the best effect.

Care Guide

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.

Planting Time:
March - April
September - October

Flowering Time:
August - September

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