Crocosmia paniculatum – 10 bulbs per pack

R115.00

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Description

Botanical Name:        Crocosmia paniculata

Shape:                            Clump forming

Plant Size:                    1.2-1.5 m

Plant Type:                  Bulb

This tall growing bulb with pleated leaves normally grows in clumps and when in flower it is quite a sight. It prefers a damp spot.

Plant Description: This tall growing bulb with pleated leaves normally grows in clumps and when in flower it is quite a sight. The pleated leaves are very distinctive of this specie. It is a great asset in the larger garden where in will thrive in a damp spot. It grows to 1.2-1.5 m and is native to eastern southern Africa where it grows along streams, drainage lines and in marshes. Flowers are zygomorphic, deep orange to orange-brown, sometimes shaded reddish brown outside. The lower three tepals are marked in the lower third with dark red median streaks. Leaves are lanceolate and pleated and reach to the base of the spikes. Flowering occurs in summer. This tall growing bulb with pleated leaves normally grows in clumps and when in flower it is quite a sight. It prefers a damp spot.

Common Name: Pleated leaves

Hardiness: Very hardy

Position: Sun

Water Requirements: Keep moist

Evergreen: Deciduous

Growth Rate: Fast

Flowering Time: Spring

Flower Colour: Orange

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