Crocosmia NOVA® 'Dragonfire'Crocosmia NOVA® 'Dragonfire'

Crocosmia NOVA® ‘Dragonfire’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

 

This Crocosmia succeeds where others fail. Thick deep red flowers and a short, compact habit that actually stays upright throughout the growing season! It blooms the first season and multiplies so quickly that there are multiple flowering stems.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 26″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

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Common Name

Crocosmia

Family

Iridaceae

Genus

[Crocosmia](/product-category/genus/perennial/crocosmia/)

species

x crocosmiiflora

Plant Series

[Crocosmia NOVA™ Series](/product-category/plant-series/crocosmia-nova-series/)

Plant Type

[Perennial](/product-category/genus/perennial/)

US Patent #

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

[June](/product-category/bloom-time/june/), [July](/product-category/bloom-time/july/), [August](/product-category/bloom-time/august/)

Flower Color

[Red](/product-category/flower-color/red/)

Foliage Color

[Green](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-green/)

Dormancy

Winter

Exposure

[Full Sun](/product-category/exposure/full-sun/)

Growth Habit

[Upright](/product-category/growth-habit/upright/)

Growth Rate

[Fast](/product-category/growth-rate/growth-rate-fast/)

Hardiness Zone

[7](/product-category/hardiness-zone/7/), [8](/product-category/hardiness-zone/8/), [9](/product-category/hardiness-zone/9/)

How Different?

Short and very free-flowering. This short, deep red flowering Crocosmia divides quickly so blooms from many stems the first year. Also the stems branch so it is very long blooming.

Landscape Value

Mixed beds, sunny banks, borders.

Most Active Growing Season

[Spring](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-spring/)

Persistence

Deciduous

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

24" / 30" / 26"

Soil (Garden)

Average, well-drained.

Water (Garden)

Average

Special Uses

[Deer Resistant](/product-category/special-uses/deer-resistant/), [Hummingbird Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/hummingbird-attractor/), [Low Water Usage](/product-category/special-uses/low-water-usage/), [Pollinator Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/pollinator-attractor/)

Comments

Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 1.0
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 – 100 ppm
Notes Keep plants evenly moist, drying down can cause edge burn and even dormancy.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 10 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 10 – 12 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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