PlantsCrocosmias→Crocosmia (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'A.E. Amos')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 36 - 40 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Cut or dried flower arangements
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red-orange shaded gold
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Corm
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Other: Divide every 3-5 years in spring before new growth emerges

Discussion Threads about this plant
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flowering and seed time by LadyL May 12, 2015 2:10 PM 7

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