Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora 'Hellfire'
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3 years to reach maturity
Montbretia 'Hellfire' Overview
Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora 'Hellfire' is often known by the name Montbretia 'Hellfire'. It is a cormous perennial cultivar from the Iris family, Iridaceae. It has an upright habit and typically grows to around 1m in height, producing narrow, grass-like leaves and attractive red flowers. The flowers are borne in airy sprays. Flowering occurs in the summer and this plant is deciduous, thus loses its green foliage in the autumn and regrows new leaves in the spring. Grows best in partially shaded conditions, in moist, well-draining soil. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.