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Crocosmia masoniorum


Crocosmia masoniorum is a giant montbretia with blazing-orange flowers. A magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies.

Crocosmia masoniorum is a tall species of montbretia providing that 'all-needed' vertical accent in the garden. Grows 4-5 feet high with upward facing, blazing-orange flowers atop clumps of erect sword-shaped narrow blades. Architecturally elegant with its arching blooming stems from midsummer to fall. An excellent border plant that provides valuable contrast in the garden. Popular with hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Giant Montbretia - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: In grasslands.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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