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Crocosmia TWILIGHT FAIRY™ ‘Crimson’


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Bronze foliage is topped by short, multibranched flower spikes covered in crimson red flowers. This compact plant with showy foliage and flowers makes this a natural for mixed containers, a spot in the smaller garden, or in front of the border in a large garden. Forms multiple crowns quickly for container gardening.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 14″ / 16″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

SKU: CROCRI Categories: ,
Common Name Crocosmia
Family Iridaceae
Genus Crocosmia
species x crocosmiiflora
Plant Series Crocosmia TWILIGHT FAIRY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Purple, Red
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
How Different? TWILIGHT FAIRY™ 'Crimson' has bronze-colored foliage like 'Solfatare', except shorter and the flowers are red rather than apricot yellow.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sunny banks, borders.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 14" / 16"
Soil (Garden) Average, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Keep evenly moist.
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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