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Crocosmia ‘Emily MacKenzie’


Crocosmia ‘Emily Mackenzie’ offers extra large, dark orange flowers with yellow throats each surrounded by a red ring.

A distinctive cultivar from 1954, ‘Emily Mackenzie’ is a vigorous, free-flowering plant with extra large, dark orange flowers with yellow throats each surrounded by a red ring. Crocosmia is distinguished by tall, sword-shaped leaves and arching stems of flowers in shades of yellow, orange, and red. The blooms attract hummingbirds and are excellent for cutting. Full to part sun in average to moist, moderately rich, well-drained soil. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Montbretia

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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