Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'
Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'

Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'

Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange'

10 corms — £8.50

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

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
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Description

Spice up your summer borders with Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange' and enjoy the show each year as it sets your garden ablaze with its smouldering good looks! Brandishing rods of exotic-looking, glowing flowers in a molten two-tone of orange and red, each bloom with a unique speckled centre, this dashing new variety is a real looker. Coupled with hardiness, resilience and reliability, once established this garden superstar is a prize border staple to adore, year after year.

Providing a long season of interest, the strong, sword-like foliage of Crocosmia 'Prince of Orange' is an attractive feature in itself – green through the summer months before adopting a beautiful burnt orange hue in autumn. If you’re looking for a vibrant perennial to fill a space in a mixed border, provide low-maintenance interest to a sturdy patio pot or to pad out a narrow border, this charmer is a confident candidate for the job!

* 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 'Prince of Orange'

  • Flower colour

    Orange

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Corm size

    8/10

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • 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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