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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary' (Montbretia 'Norwich Canary')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary'

Other names

Montbretia 'Norwich Canary'

Genus

Crocosmia Crocosmia

Variety or Cultivar

'Norwich Canary' _ 'Norwich Canary' is a robust perennial with pleated mid-green leaves and arching spikes of bright, canary-yellow, funnel-shaped flowers in summer and autumn.


Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Red spider mite (box and other) Red spider mite (box and other)

General care


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Where to grow

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary' (Montbretia 'Norwich Canary') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Drying, Gravel, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, sandy soil that is moist but well-drained. Thrives in sun or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary'

Other names

Montbretia 'Norwich Canary'

Genus

Crocosmia Crocosmia

Variety or Cultivar

'Norwich Canary' _ 'Norwich Canary' is a robust perennial with pleated mid-green leaves and arching spikes of bright, canary-yellow, funnel-shaped flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Red spider mite (box and other)


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Norwich Canary' (Montbretia 'Norwich Canary') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Drying, Gravel, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, sandy soil that is moist but well-drained. Thrives in sun or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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