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Crocosmia x 'Emberglow'

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Crocosmia x 'Emberglow' - Monbretia

More About Crocosmia x 'Emberglow'

  • Exotic, orange-red flowers on arching stems
  • Upright, clump forming perennial with sword-shaped leaves
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Bloom Time: July to August

Zone:

5

Height:

80-90 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Monbretia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow in average to moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Divide in early spring if clump is too thick, to promote better blooming. In Zone 5, it is best to plant no later than early summer to ensure an established root system going into the winter. Adding a thick layer of mulch may be necessary for winter protection. May not be reliable in Zone 5, so consider digging up the bulbs and storing them in a dry, medium cool place over the winter.  


Crocosmia x 'Emberglow' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green