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Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’
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Crocosmia  Limpopo

Crocosmia

Montbretia

Coveted by florists, these brightly colored flowers bloom along the length of tall, arching spikes, which emerge from handsome clumps of swordlike foliage. If given well drained soil and divided every two to three years, this fountain-shaped plant will continue to pour spectacular color into your garden for a long, long time.

Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’ full sun  partial shade

Relatively new on the scene, ‘Limpopo’ embellishes any late summer vignette when its tight clusters of wide-open, pretty coral-hued flowers with sunlit yellow throats unfurl. Pointed, green foliar blades form a dashing upright clump that offsets the uniquely colored blooms and their arching bronze-toned stems.

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Blooms August – September.

Size: 2-3/4' high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’ (P-1591)
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