Crocosmia 'Emberglow' in the Crocosmias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Corm
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2012-07-26
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Location: z5 MA, my gardenDate: 2011-07-29
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Location: Youngsville, LADate: 2015-06-23By tabbycat
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Location: Zone 9 Louisiana in my backyardDate: 2018-07-02They seem to glow so I guess that's what name is about
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Garden - Zone 5Date: Summer
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Location: Sun garden Pittsford NYDate: 2011-08-01Not as orang as Lucifer
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-08
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2010-06-08
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jul 24, 2012 7:36 PM

Emberglow puts on a great display here and the hummingbirds love it. Just as Crocosmia 'Lucifer' is wrapping up it's bloom, Emberglow takes over. Overwintering just fine without protection since winter 2010/2011, I'd guess this is a hardier plant than advertized. When not in bloom, the stiff sword shaped leaves make a nice statement as well. Cut and dried they last quite a while. One leaf per tuber though or you risk damaging it.

Parentage: C. paniculata × C. pottsii

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Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 18, 2018 9:37 PM

It's mid-June and my 'Emberglow' crocosmias are starting to flower. They are a favorite because they have variations of orange to red on each flower. They also get red as the flower matures, adding to that textural element. They make a good cut flower that lasts a couple of days indoors.

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