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Crocosmia ‘Solfatare'

Description

Arching spikes of rich apricot-yellow, funnel-shaped flowers in August and September and sword-like, bronze-green leaves. These cheerful, apricot-yellow montbretia are perfect for a planting scheme based on 'hot' colours. For maximum impact plant in bold drifts in a sunny, sheltered site with moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Garden care: Resist removing the faded foliage in autumn and cover the crown of the plant with bracken or bark chips to protect the plant against frost damage. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring, planting the divided sections 8-10cm (3-4in) deep.

Hardiness: Zones 5 - 9, Frost Hardy
Plant Use: Perennial
Bloom Time: July and August
Full sun, light shade
Water Requirements: Moderate
Soil: moderately-fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
Other features: excellent cut-flowers

 

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