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A picture of a Montbretia 'Firebird'

Montbretia 'Firebird'

Crocosmia 'Firebird'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Montbretia 'Firebird' Overview

This variety is robust with mid-green leaves. In summer, it bears upward-facing, bright orange-red flowers, in spreading, mostly unbranched spikes.

Common problems with Montbretia 'Firebird'

How to propagate Montbretia 'Firebird'

Division

You can propagate by division of the corms as the growth commences in the spring.

Other uses of Montbretia 'Firebird'

Grown for their brightly coloured flowers produced mainly in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions.