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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Dec 15, 2015 7:32 PM CST
Such a stunning scene, really beautiful photograph! Lovey dubby
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Dec 15, 2015 11:10 PM CST
This must be the tallest Crocosmia I've ever seen! I know it says 48 inches but half of that is what I see. Would love to grow some of that height. Do you feed them?
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Name: Deb
Pacific Northwest (Zone 8b)
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Dec 16, 2015 10:57 AM CST
Thanks. I occasionally feed my perennial beds with an organic fertilizer, although I haven't for the past 2 seasons (due to laziness). I do mulch in the spring and fall with a compost mix. I find that most plants exeed their stated size for me - I think it is my temperate climate. Lucifer gets all of 48" and then some for me. I have to be diligent about cutting back the 'leaners' or he will pretty much over-bully his companion plants. I do love the fountain shape, and the hummers go nuts over the blooms.
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