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Crocosmia Lucifer blooms in summer with brilliant, hummingbird attracting scarlet-red flowers on arching stems. Plant Crocosmia Lucifer bulbs (corms) in spring for very showy blooms and excellent cut flowers.
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(based on 11 reviews)
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Most Liked Positive Review
The orange red flowers really pop in my garden
I love how it pops in my garden, and it gets bigger every year without being invasive. And I saw a humming bird around it last week. Doesn't get better than this.
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Planted these Crocosmia bulbs with high hopes. Also planted some Tigridia and some fragrant glad bulbs at same time in spring. To my dismay, not one Crocosmia bulb sprouted. Meanwhile, Tigidias and...Read complete review
Planted these Crocosmia bulbs with high hopes. Also planted some Tigridia and some fragrant glad bulbs at same time in spring. To my dismay, not one Crocosmia bulb sprouted. Meanwhile, Tigidias and glads have been blooming all summer and even now. My only thought is the Crocosmia bulbs must have been old or stored under adverse conditions. Very disappointed with this purchase.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Lucifer Crocosmia Bulbs:
I was very disappointed.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By A Mello
from Smith Valley, NV
Followed directions but the bulbs never sprouted
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
from Granbury, TX
Did not grow here
Merchant response: Good Afternoon Cris,We apologize that your Crocosmia Lucifer failed to produce any growth! We are not sure what the cause may have been, but please know that we would never want you to pay for something that you did not get a chance to enjoy! We fully guarantee all of our products up to one year from the day the item shipped. We encourage you to give us a call and one of our friendly & knowledgeable representatives would be more than happy to work with you to get the results you paid for! We have also reached out to you via email to discuss options. Should you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 800.925.9387; we are available Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm EST and also on Saturday 9am to 5pm. Happy Gardening!
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I ordered 20 bulbs to fill out around a crocosmia I already had in my garden. They did not look particularly healthy and I am not surprised that out of 20 I only had one grow. Very disappointed in this product and will be asking for a refund.
Merchant response: Good Afternoon Greg,We apologize that your Crocosmia Lucifer bulbs failed to produce much growth! We are not sure what the cause may have been, but please know that we would never want you to pay for something that you did not get a chance to enjoy! We fully guarantee all of our products up to one year from the day the item shipped. I see that this issues have already been resolved but if you should require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 800.925.9387; we are available Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm EST and also on Saturday 9am to 5pm. Happy Gardening!
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Long Island, n.y.
About Me Master Gardener
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Flower Girl
Bold red, humming birds love it.
from Ogden, ut
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Take care of the wildlife
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Midland Michigan
Merchant response: Thank you for your feedback regarding the Crocosmia Lucifer. Our sincere apologies that these bulbs have not been successful as they should have grown and bloomed this summer. Although there can be many variables in gardening, we are truly committed to our customers satisfaction and we stand behind all of our products with our 100% guarantee. Please contact us at your convenience and we will be more than happy to go over some resolution options with you. Happy Gardening!
from Indianapolis, IN
I put these in my landscape because they're known to be so pretty. These lived up to my expectations. I'm very glad I bought them and added them to the backyard landscaping. They are in kind of a wet spot, but did ok despite that.
No blooms yet (early August)
from Charleston, IL (zone 5b)
I planted these in mid-April. The foliage has grown nicely, but there are no blooms yet. As it's a perennial, I am hoping for blooms next summer. I don't know if it's typical of crocosmia to not bloom the first year. If it blooms next year (or later this summer -- fingers crossed!) I'll be pleased with this plant.
from Gloucester, MA
I love High Country Gardens, but had NO luck with this plant (bulb)
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.
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