The name comes from the Greek language and means "saffron smell", which reportedly can be detected when dried flowers are submerged in water. Brilliantly colored flowers, deep green leaves, blooming in July-August. Wiry stems make it ideal for cut flowers. Plant in a sunny spot.
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'George Davidson'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:16 - 18 inches
Spread:6 - 8 inches
Spacing:6 - 8 inches
Flowering Date:Mid to late summer
Planting Instructions:Plant 5-8" deep and 6-8" apart.
Winter Care:Mulch in colder zones to protect from winter freeze and thaw heave.
Shipped:8-10 CM BULB
Flower Form:Long segmented perianth tube, 6 stamens that are often longer than the perianth segment.
Foliage Type:Medium green, sword shaped in flattish fan, gladiola like.
Pruning:No pruning needed.
Soil Requirement:Prefers well drained soil.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
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