Montbretia Mixture (Crocosmia)

A wonderful mix of colorful Crocosmia in shades of red, orange and yellow, they love rich, moisture retentive soils and full to part sun. Hummingbirds love ‘em. Can be grown as a perennial in zones 5-9.
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Plant Size18-24" tall
Bulb Spacing9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
ShippingNow shipping to zones 2-10.
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SizeBag of 10
SKUHC008670

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • 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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A wonderful mix of colorful Crocosmia in shades of red, orange and yellow, they love rich, moisture retentive soils and full to part sun. Hummingbirds love ‘em. Can be grown as a perennial in zones 5-9, grow as an annual elsewhere. Crocosmia may not bloom the first season, especially in colder zones, but it is perennial and once established it will reward you with spectacular blooms. Cover with mulch to insulate in winter in zones 5, 6.
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SKUHC008670
Common Name
Montbretia Mixture (Crocosmia)
Botanical Name
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora Bulbs Mix
Item Package Size
Bag of 10
Flower Color
Red, Orange, Yellow, Mixed
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Mature Height
18-24" tall
Bulb Spacing
9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
8 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 5-8" deep
Soil Type
Average Soil
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers
Additional Information
Perennial in zones 5-9.
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Item Unit Of Measure
Bulb
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.


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