- Crocosmia Red King - Upright stems with deep red flowers in late Summer - Deep green upright foliage - associates well with other plants
Crocosmia Red King, also known as Montbretia. A clump forming cormous perennial with upright lance shaped leaves and upright stems bearing deep red flowers July-Oct. Much prized for their huge numbers of flowers in late summer.
Crocosmia Red King 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. Red King Category: Perennial Reference: crorki
Height & Spread: 75 x 75cm Flower Colour: Red 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