|Plant Series||Crocosmia NOVA™ Series|
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|Bloom Time||June, July, August|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 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|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 30" / 26"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
Crocosmia NOVA® ‘Dragonfire’
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.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
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.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 26″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August
|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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