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John Boots | Perennial | Crocosmia | Garden Beauty
 

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Crocosmia John Boots

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At a Glance

- Crocosmia John Boots
- Upright stems with golden yellow flowers in late Summer
- Deep green upright foliage
- associates well with other plants

Plant Information

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

 

Crocosmia x c. Red King

Crocosmia Red King, Upright stems with deep red flowers in late Summer, Deep green upright foliage, associates well with other plants

Crocosmia x c. George Davison

Crocosmia George Davison, Upright stems with amber yellow flowers in late Summer, Deep green upright foliage, associates well with other plants

Crocosmia x c. Carmin Brilliant

Crocosmia Carmin Brilliant, Upright stems with orangey red flowers in late Summer, Deep green upright foliage, associates well with other plants