Crocosmia ‘Emily Mackenzie’ offers extra large, dark orange flowers with yellow throats each surrounded by a red ring.
A distinctive cultivar from 1954, ‘Emily Mackenzie’ is a vigorous, free-flowering plant with extra large, dark orange flowers with yellow throats each surrounded by a red ring. Crocosmia is distinguished by tall, sword-shaped leaves and arching stems of flowers in shades of yellow, orange, and red. The blooms attract hummingbirds and are excellent for cutting. Full to part sun in average to moist, moderately rich, well-drained soil. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Common Name: Montbretia - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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