Crocosmia Masonarum

 

Crocosmia Masonarum. A clump forming Herbaceous perennial with pleated, sword-like mid-green leaves. Arching, spikes of upward-facing, funnel-shaped, orange-red flowers. Makes lovely cut flower or can be used in a border. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 8cm. Flowers June to July.

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.