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16/04/2013 at 10:35

Supernanauna.. they grown like fury in my garden.. always pulling them up.. they do prefer free draining soil i find not wet..

if you want some i could send some in the green to ya.. message me.

16/04/2013 at 10:40
@ Fairygirl - is the crocosmia you're thinking of 'Solfaterre'? Smaller than the rest, with a bronzy tint to the foliage? I've got a small clump in a pot that I dug up last year, MUST REPLANT TODAY!
it is also less invasive, and more tender than most.
16/04/2013 at 14:21

Doesn't ring a bell fig. I like 'Emily McKenzie' but I think the one I'm thinking of might be 'Citronella'. 

16/04/2013 at 14:25

Verd-I'll try to temper my language today haud yer wheesh and dinna fash yersel'.

16/04/2013 at 14:35


..I wish my Crocosmia's would spread a bit more.  I have one called 'Zeal Tan' which is a strong orange/red colour, quite hot.... bit like our Fairygirl there..

16/04/2013 at 18:15
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16/04/2013 at 19:17

Verd-got my coat...fastened to the neck...

30/08/2013 at 21:15

Hi guys........

If you buy crocosmia as dry corms in a bag they need to be soaked overnight...... that is the only way you will get them to grow. When you plant them water them in very well too.

31/08/2013 at 08:36

If you all want to know more about crocosmia, check out last night's GW, Carol did a feature on them!

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