Crocosmia 'George Davison'
Crocosmia 'George Davison'
Crocosmia 'George Davison'
Crocosmia 'George Davison'
Crocosmia 'George Davison'

Crocosmia 'George Davison'

Crocosmia 'George Davison'

15 corms — £5.85

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Description

It would be a pity to plant these delightful summer bloomers alone, or even in small groups. Let the Crocosmia (syn. montbretia) 'George Davison' run amok in your garden to create the feel of a field out in the country somewhere. Its sword-like bright green foliage will add to that impression as it pushes its way up between the bright yellow-ish orange buds. Crocosmia 'George Davison's buds are really attractive in themselves, even before they open into the cheerful yellow multiple flowers the plant’s long stems carry. Then you will see the true worth of this plant as its landscape of delicate golden blooms dance in the summer breeze with hummingbirds joining in.

* 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

  • Fully hardy

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'George Davison'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Corm size

    8/+

  • 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

  • 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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