Crocosmia

'Pride of Plantion'

£5.50

Pot Size : 9cm

'Pride of Plantion' is an upright form of Crocosmia with purple flower stems and tubular orange-red flowers with yellow bases. Good for the middle of back of the border - flowering later than 'Lucifer'. Upright unpleated leaves. It was bred by Willem Heemskerk in Holland and named after the Dutch auction at Utrecht which he played a key role in establishing.

Height 90-100cm (36-40")
Spread 45cm (18")
Flowering Period Summer
Hardiness Normally hardy provided soil is well-drained and mulch is applied in autumn
Position Full sun or part-shade
Soil Most soils but not too dry
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