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Botanical name: Crocosmia 'Apricot'
Other names: Montbretia 'Apricot'
Variety or cultivar: 'Apricot' _ 'Apricot' is a clump-forming, cormous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and, from midsummer into autumn, arching, branched stems bearing racemes of large, open, downward-facing, yellow-orange flowers.
Crocosmia 'Apricot' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-orange, Yellow-orange in Summer; Yellow-orange, Pale-orange in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Specific pests: Red spider mite (box and other)
Diseases: Generally pest-free.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Crocosmia 'Apricot' (Montbretia 'Apricot') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring. Mulch in cold areas to protect from frosts. This cultivar is particularly suited for partial shade.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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