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Botanical name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'
Other names: Montbretia 'Emily McKenzie'
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: Orange-red, Flushed yellow in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally pest-free.
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
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.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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