Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

10 corms — £4.95

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Description

This sparky little flower quite aptly carries the name of a safety match. Crocosmia (syn. montbretia) 'Lucifer's delightful little red flowers look for all the world like little flames lit by a matchstick if seen from a distance. And when a group of them flower together, the small blooms dancing around on the long stems will definitely appear like moving flames and sparks. The Crocosmia 'Lucifer', originally from South Africa, produces multiple small blooms of fiery red and yellow which will burst up through the plant’s spiky foliage to attract hummingbirds – and you. They also make good cut flowers so you can easily take some of their spark indoors.

* Crocosmia are hardy perennials and flower every year once established. After planting, they will flower from their second year onwards. In the first year they may produce foliage only.

Key features

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Corm size

    10/+

  • Established height

    1-1.2m

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    120 corms per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Clay
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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