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PlantFiles: Crocosmia
Crocosmia masoniorum

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crocosmia (kroh-KOZ-mee-uh) (Info)
Species: masoniorum (may-son-ee-OR-um) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dmj1218 On May 16, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

A classic perennial forming bold clumps of sword-shaped, pleated leaves. Arching spikes of trumpet-shaped, rich orange-red flowers in summer. Good for cutting and long lasting in water if cut when blooms are half open.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sterrett, Alabama
Boulder Creek, California
Richmond, California
San Leandro, California
Sanford, Florida
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Vincentown, New Jersey
Schenectady, New York
Cleveland, Ohio
Grants Pass, Oregon
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Weatherford, Texas
Virginia Beach, Virginia



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