- Crocosmia John Boots - Upright stems with golden yellow flowers in late Summer - Deep green upright foliage - associates well with other plants
Crocosmia John Boots, also known as Montbretia. A clump forming cormous perennial with upright lance shaped leaves and upright stems bearing up to 50 tubular,golden yellow flowers decorate gracefully arching stems in mid to late summer garden when lots of other plants have finished their show.
Crocosmia John Boots is hardy and is excellent for a late summer of colour. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. The name Crocosmia originates from the greek works for safron (Krokos) and smell (osme) because when rubbed the leaves smell of Safron! Native to Africa these plants have large attractive flowers and are hardy, they can be grown in a patio pot or border
Genus: Crocosmia Variety: John Boots Category: Perennial Reference: crojbo
Height & Spread: 61 -70cm Flower Colour: Yellow Foliage: Deciduous Soil Type: Most Aspect: full sun or part shade Season of Interest: Summer into Autumn
Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions