George Davidson Crocosmia (Montbretia)

George Davidson Montbretia

George Davidson Crocosmia (Montbretia) opens sunset orange buds to reveal soft buttery yellow star-like flowers. Flowering from mid-to-late summer they add a soft note to the intense colors of the late summer garden.
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
50 to 60"
Mature Plant Size16-18" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
ShippingNo longer available this season. Learn More…
SizeBag of 10
SKUHC017250

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

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  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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George Davidson Crocosmia (Montbretia) showers the garden in golden-yellow flowers in the late summer garden. Lovely with Echinacea, Agastache, Rudebeckia and other late summer bloomers, George Davidson adds both delicate flowers plus lovely sword shaped green foliage to a garden setting. At 18-24" tall, plant them close together in groups of 12 bulbs or more for best effect. Long lasting cut flowers too, they will last up to two weeks in a vase. Hummingbirds and butterflies love Crocosmia, deer avoid it. Plant in spring in a sunny to part-shade spot in compost enriched well-drained soil. Crocosmia have moderate water requirements, but become more drought tolerant once established. 16-18" tall x 18" wide.
More Information
SKUHC017250
Common Name
George Davidson Montbretia
Botanical Name
Crocosmia George Davidson
Item Package Size
Bag of 10
Flower Color
Yellow
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Mature Height
16-18" tall
Bulb Spacing
6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
10-12 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 5-8" deep
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50", 50 to 60"
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Item Unit Of Measure
Bulb
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Yes
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
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