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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Lucifer’


A hummingbird magnet with red tubular flowers, Crocosmia 'Lucifer' is the best of the genus.

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is the classic montrebretia with tall stems with pleated, spiked, green leaves and upward-facing, bright red flowers on arching stems from mid to late summer. Easy and tough and provides lots of summer colour. Requires well-drained soil. Great in borders, containers, mass planting, and for cut flowers. Popular with hummingbirds and and other pollinators. Deer and rabbit resistant.

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

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour:

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:

Award: AGM, GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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