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Botanical name: Crocosmia 'Fuego'
Other names: Montbretia 'Fuego'
Variety or cultivar: 'Fuego' _ 'Fuego' is a clump-forming, cormous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, pleated, mid-green leaves and, from midsummer to mid-autumn, arching, branched stems bearing racemes of red flowers with darker red basal markings.
Crocosmia 'Fuego' is: Deciduous
Flower: Red in Summer; Red 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 'Fuego' (Montbretia 'Fuego') will reach a height of 0.75m 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 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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