Crocosmia ‘Fire King‘ is an old historical cultivar with bright scarlet, hummingbird-attracting flowers.
Crocosmia ‘Fire King‘ is an heirloom variety bred by the Dutch growers E. H. Krelage and Sons in the early 1900s. It has large bright scarlet blooms with some orange shading. It will grow to about 16 inches tall. Popular with hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Common Name: Montbretia - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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