Plant Family Guides: Crocosmia


Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Extremely showy and exotic-looking, Crocosmia produce decorative clumps of erect sword-shaped leaves and brilliant wands of fiery scarlet, red, orange, and yellow tubular flowers which bloom for 5-8 weeks from mid summer through mid fall.

Learn How To Plant And Care for Your Crocosmia

Extremely showy and exotic-looking, Crocosmias present erect sword shaped leaves and spikes of bright colors that enliven the garden from mid summer through early fall.

Best Crocosmia Varieties for Your Garden

Here are some of the best varieties to grow in your garden. They will help you add gorgeous color and excitement to your summer border.

Great Companion Plants for Your Crocosmia

The flamboyant colors of Crocosmias add vivid visual interest to the sunny border and they are terrific elements in hot-colored schemes. They radiate beautifully with Heleniums (Sneezeweed), Kniphofias (Red Hot Pokers), Dahlias and ornamental grasses where they maintain the interest well after the first leaves have started to fall.