Crocosmia Citronella


SKU: crocosmia-x-crocosmiiflora-citronella Category:
Common Name: Montbretia
Size: 2-3 LITRE

2-3 Litre

  • RHS:
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Flowering Period: August – September
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Eventual Height: 60cms
  • Eventual Spread: 60cms

Of South African origin, Crocosmia Citronella or Montbretia is a dense clump forming perennial, with sword – like fresh green leaves, amidst which, spikes of bright lemon / yellow flowers appear late Summer. The leaves of the crocosmia, when dried, then crushed, have a similar fragrance to safron. This plant also benefits greatly for being divided about every 3 years, to keep its fresh appearance.

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