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X C. Emily McKenzie | Perennial | Crocosmia | Garden Beauty
 

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Crocosmia x c. Emily McKenzie

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At a Glance

- Crocosmia Emily Mckenzie
- Upright stems with deep red flowers in late Summer
- Deep green upright foliage
- associates well with other plants

Plant Information

Crocosmia Emily Mckenzie, also known as Montbretia. A clump forming cormous perennial with upright lance shaped leaves and upright stems bearing particularly large deep orange flowers with a mahogany throat.

Crocosmia Emily Mckenzie 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: x c. Emily McKenzie
Category: Perennial
Reference: croemc

Flower Colour: orange
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

 

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