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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
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

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Flushed yellow, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally pest-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Flushed yellow, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally pest-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


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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