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Crocosmia Bulbs 'Montbretia Mixed' (5 Pack)

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Crocosmia Bulbs (Montbretia) - Description

  • Pack of Crocosmia Montbretia Bulbs
  • Variety: Crocosmia Crocosmiiflora
  • Mix of Crocosmia Bulbs
  • Flowering Period: From July to October
  • AKA Montbretia
  • Quantity: 5 Bulbs Per Pack
  • Colour: Mix of Yellow & Red Flowers
  • Fully Grown Size: 50 cm
  • Flower: Mixed Coloured Flowers Develop Along Tall, Arching Stems
  • Foliage: Long, Grass like Foliage
  • Habit: Clump Forming Plant
  • Crocosmia will Produce New Bulbs Each Year & Clump Will Spread Over Many Years
  • Spacing: 30-60cm

Crocosmia Bulbs (Montbretia) - Uses

  • Grown for their abundance of Summer colour
  • Grow for Summer & Autumn colour
  • Grow in herbaceous beds & borders
  • Ideal under hedge rows, in narrow borders or along walls
  • Plant in pots & planters
  • Looks good in box parterres
  • Use in cut flower gardens
  • Grow with: Vinca, Crocosmia lucifer, Wallflowers, Sage or Rudbeckia

Crocosmia Bulbs (Montbretia) - How to Sow

  • Choose a sunny location
  • Prepare soil before planting. Loosen soil & add farm yard manure
  • Depth: Sow each bulb 3 times their size in depth
  • Plant with pointed end pointing upwards
  • Spacing: 30-60cm apart
  • Cover with soil & water well
  • Divide clumps every 3 years to encourage better flowering

Crocosmia Bulbs (Montbretia) - Note

  • Crocosmia bulbs are in fact corms and not bulbs

Corms & Bulbs

  • Corms
    • These are modified stems (that store food) with a basal plate
    • They have a pointed top which can have one or more growing points
    • Examples of corms include Crocus, Gladioli & Freesia
  • Bulbs
    • Bulbs are made up of scales, which eventually become the foliage & flowers
    • The scales are modified stems that store food
    • They have a dry outer layer (tunic)
    • Bulb examples include Bluebells, Daffodils, Lilies, Tulips & Hyacinths etc
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Received my package this morning, earlier than expected but brilliant. Looking forward to planting at the weekend and hopefully Summer will bring plenty of colour to my garden.

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