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Crocosmia 'Carmine Brilliant'

Crocosmia 'Carmine Brilliant'

Crocosmia 'Emberglow'

Size
ex 1.5L pots - clumps
Availability: Sold Out
£8.99
Quick Overview
  • Exotic-looking, deep scarlet flowers with a yellow throat
  • Tall-growing with sword-shaped leaves
  • Easy to grow
  • Shady, sheltered aspect and sandy soil
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Crocosmia 'Emberglow' is an aptly-named tall-growing Crocosmia with deep scarlet-red flowers that have a chrome-yellow throat that seems to glow against the red of the rest of the flower. Usually taller than 'Lucifer' (both hybrids were developed by Alan Bloom), the red tone is also deeper and - in my view - more satisfying than 'Lucifer'.

A large clump of these fiery Crocosmia gives a very hot exotic flavour to the underplanting.

Highly recommended.


Additional Information

Order Asparagales
Family Iridaceae
Sub-Family Ixioideae
Synonyms Monbretia 'Emberglow'
Geographical Origin Horticultural cultivar
Cultivation Sunny to partially shady aspect. Well-drained, humus-rich soil with added sharp sand
Eventual Height 1.2m
Eventual Spread 75cm
Hardiness Hardy in most areas. Mulch with bark in the autumn. Corms can also be lifted and stored over winter
Crocosmia 'Emberglow'
Size
ex 1.5L pots - clumps
Availability: Sold Out
£8.99
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