Zigzag Crocosmia Overview
Crocosmia paniculata is a perennial species that produces sprays of downward-facing, bright orange, trumpet-shaped flowers above clumps of grass-like foliage. Flowers measure approximately 6cm long and they are produced alternatively on branching, zig-zagging stalks. This plant has a clump-forming habit, producing flowers on upright stems up to 1.2m tall and leaves up to a metre in length. This plant is hardy down to minus 10 degrees Celcius, it may be grown in most of the UK with ease. It grows well in full sun and partially shaded conditions and does best in moist, well-draining soil. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.