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Crocosmia aurea
Crocosmia aurea


 
Family: Iridaceae
Hardiness: to Zone 7a
Mature Size: 30"-36"
Exposure: shade to sun
Bloom Time: Jul-Sept
Moisture Needs: moist to average
Origin: Sub-Saharan Africa
Price: $16.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot


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Product Code: P2552
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Description
 
The oldest cultivated species (I think) dating back to the mid-1800's and due to it's very wide distribution as a woodland plant throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa such as the Congo and on down to South Africa.  Crocosmia as woodland shade plants muddles my preconceptions but expands my planting areas.  Nice pendant yellow-orange flowers.