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31/07/2012 at 19:59

I have hundreds of bulbs would anyone like any?

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Crocosmia

Species: x crocosmiiflora

Cultivar: Emily McKenzie

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Orange

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 8cm

Time to divide plants: March to May

Flowering period: July to September

I will only charge you the postage.

Dan x

31/07/2012 at 20:06

What refund polisy do you have? Delivery schedule/guarantee? 

31/07/2012 at 20:28

If you are unsatisfied i will pay for the postage for you to send them back. I have dug up hundreds of bulbs, the plant has been left for around 10 years and i would rather send them on to people to enjoy than bin them.

I will send you 10 bulbs for only the cost of postage. 

Delivery will be 3-4 days as i live 10 minute drive away from my village post office.

Dan x

06/08/2012 at 15:37


Doctor 63 - I'd love to have some of these - how do I give you my details and the postage money please?



10/08/2012 at 06:47
Hi Doc 63 just seen your posting about the bulbs, am I to late?I would like to have a border with crocosmia. I am happy to pay postage ect .Thankyou
10/08/2012 at 15:18

Lottyh40 - I think we're out of luck.  I've had no response to my msg above.

They are selling them in B&Q for £5.98 a pot but they're a bit skimpy looking - not a lot in each pot. 

If anybody knows where I'd get some at a cheaper price, I'd love to know.  I live in West London - thanks.

10/08/2012 at 16:52

Have either of you tried sending Dan a personal message about this-he may not have seen it?- although this is a bit frustrating

Just a thought

10/08/2012 at 17:05

Geoff - thanks for the suggestion but how would we do that?

10/08/2012 at 17:25

Hover over the avatar-you will see message or ignore come up-click on message-then proceed

Or you can send a message from your profile settings

If you get stuck come back to me

10/08/2012 at 17:30

Geoff - You are a clever-clogs!  I've sent the msg and just hope I'll get a response.

Thanks for your help.


10/08/2012 at 21:02
Thanks to you both .I have also sent a message hope I have sent it ok.
10/08/2012 at 21:15

I hav inly just seen these posts sorry 

Email is

13/08/2012 at 11:13

lottyh40 & sotongeoff - I've had a response from doctor_63 - yippee!!!!!

15/08/2012 at 21:12
Hi yes I have had a response just waiting now for Doc_63 to get back to me with a postage price.
15/08/2012 at 21:51

I love Crocosmia,

I also know in a short space of time, they will multiple very well, I have multiple groups, all taken from the orginal cluster  18 months ago. All you need are a couple of corns .I love the foilage as much as the flowers






16/08/2012 at 07:55

I'm trying to sort the bulbs out for posting, the problem is, have rooted and clumped together in the bucket i have put them in. I am in the process of sorting them out.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Dan x

16/08/2012 at 08:08

Thanks for this thread - it inspired me to do some research to identify a particularly good crocosmia which has just appeared in one of our borders, looking fantastic with the blue clematis and pink rose it sits between - I've identified it as Amber Glow, so I shall try to get some more as it's just what is needed to 'lift' that border at this time of year 

16/08/2012 at 08:14

Dan - I've got ''Lucifer '' and it hasn't flowered well for the last few years . I've divided it fed it etc but it just not performing well . I am thinking of digging it up. Do you know if they have a '' Sell By '' date ?  The clump is about 10 years old.

Thanks, Jean.

16/08/2012 at 09:18

@ jean riley - has something else nearby got bigger and is therefore casting more shade on Lucifer than previously?

16/08/2012 at 10:21

No Dove - they are years old though . May dig them up and just keep a little bit . Fed up with the profusion of green and hardly any flowers.

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