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Crocosmia 'Fire King'
Common Name: Montebretia Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Crocosmia  'Fire King'
Zoom In Photo: Walters Gardens

Notes:
This old variety was bred by the Dutch growers E. H. Krelage and Sons in the early 1900's. It has large bright scarlet blooms with some orange shading. It will grow to about 16 inches tall. Popular with hummingbirds.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southern Africa and Madagascar
Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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