crocosmia


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crocosmia

(krəˈkɒzmɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the cormous S. African genus Crocosmia, including the plant known to gardeners as montbretia: family Iridaceae
[New Latin, from Greek krokos saffron + osmē smell, from the odour of the dried flowers when wetted]
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Crocosmia is the one to beat in the opening juvenile hurdle (12.
They've acquired this reputation because one of their ilk, Crocosmia crocosmiiflora otherwise known as montbretia, can spread like wildfire.
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora For wave planting, crocosmia are a godsend because numbers build quickly and they mingle with other plants while keeping their character.
Crocosmia For wave planting, crocosmia are a godsend because numbers build quickly and they mingle with other plants while keeping their character.
Famously he rehabilitated the dahlia using 'Bishop of Llandaff ' to great effect and danced with the devil by planting swathes of Crocosmia 'Lucifer' to add the firefly effect.
COTTAGE garden favourites - nepeta, anthemis, crocosmia, euphorbia, penstemon, bearded iris, gladioli, asphodels and verbena will work well.
Bulbs for sunny garden spots include Allium, Gladioli and Crocosmia.
Late summer can be a time when colour is at its hottest, when blazing crocosmia, burnt orange helenium, bright yellow rudbeckias, acid green euphorbias and an array of other plants come into their own.