Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora 'George Davison'

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10 corms £3.99 £2.00
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Buy Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora 'George Davison' montbretia bulbs: An early flowering, vigorous variety

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately-fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July and August
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)

    One of the earliest montbretias into bloom each year, this cultivar produces arched branching stems of large, pale yellow flowers, which are flushed with orange above strap-shaped green leaves in summer.

  • Garden care: Plant the corms (bulbs) in spring approximately 8-10cm deep and 10-15cm apart. Resist removing the faded foliage in autumn and cover the crown of the plant with bracken or bark chips to protect the plant against frost damage. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring, planting the divided sections 8-10cm (3-4in) deep.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Eventual height & spread

Would buy again- but dont need to!

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Great product, flowered well in year one, can't wait to see it multiply and spread

Jim the Gardener

Leicestershire

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Still waiting

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Planted the corms, they came into leaf but haven't flowered yet. Bought them a year ago, so perhaps this year they will flower.

Gladys

East anglia

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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'George Davison' by Crocus

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Beautiful vibrant flowers on this plant, versatile and can cope with shade.

Brightwhite

Kent

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Golden sunshine.

5

A splash of sunshine on a otherwise dismal day!

RJ

Lincolnshire

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Attractive and hardy.

5

Initially slow growing but then spreads with abundance.

ColF

Sheffield

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Help with plants for N/East facing garden Hi, I have a little problem choosing some plants....... I really like the look and size of the 'Shady Pink' pre-designed corner planting plan, but our problem is that we have a north east facing garden, so we get no sun at all in the winter, and direct sun for only half a day on either side of the garden during the summer. Would this planting plan be suitable for that level of shade? We are actually are buying plants for the entire garden, so we'd need about 6 new shrubs, and maybe a small tree (we were thinking about the Prunus Amanogawa). Could you please help us with a few shrubs that would do well in these conditions? For perennials, we have been recommended; - Geranium Johnson's Blue, Kniphofia, Crocosmia, and Helleborus foetidus. Are these suitable? Many many thanks! Regards, Josee

Josee Mallet

Hello Josee, It is always difficult to give a definitive answer to the shade issue, but looking at the Shady Pink border, the most shade tolerant plants include Anemone hupehensis Hadspen Abundance, Thalictrum aquilegiifolium and Dryopteris erythrosora. If you click on the following link it will take you to all our shade-loving shrubs http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/shrubs/plcid.1/vid.11/ and for the shade -loving perennials http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/perennials/plcid.2/vid.11/ Of the plants you have listed, the Prunus, Helleborus foetidus, Kniphofia and Crocosmia will be OK as long as there is more sun than shade. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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Crocosmia when can I plant? Hello, Can I still plant out Crocosmia - or am I too late to plant in February? If so, can I order from you? Irene

Irene

Hello Irene, It is not too late to plant these, and we still have a few currently available on our site - just click on the following link to go straight to them. http://www.crocus.co.uk/search/_/search.crocosmia/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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