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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie' (Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'

Other names: Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie'

Genus: Crocosmia Crocosmia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Emily McKenzie' _ 'Emily McKenzie' is a perennial with an upright habit. Its narrow, sword-shaped foliage is green. In summer it bears sprays of brick red buds which open into orange-red flowers which are yellow in the throat.


Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie' is: Deciduous

Flower: Flushed yellow, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

How to care

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Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally pest-free.

General care

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Where to grow

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie' (Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.1m 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 partial shade. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.

Soil type: 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

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'

Other names: Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie'

Genus: Crocosmia Crocosmia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Emily McKenzie' _ 'Emily McKenzie' is a perennial with an upright habit. Its narrow, sword-shaped foliage is green. In summer it bears sprays of brick red buds which open into orange-red flowers which are yellow in the throat.


Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie' is: Deciduous

Flower: Flushed yellow, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally pest-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie' (Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.1m 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 partial shade. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.

Soil type: 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

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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