Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Emily McKenzie’
Montbretia ‘Emily McKenzie’, Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Lady McKenzie’ , Crocosmia ‘Emily MacKenzie’, Crocosmia ‘MacKenzie’, Crocosmia ‘Emily McKenzie’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Emily McKenzie’ _ ‘Emily McKenzie’ is a compact, cormous perennial forming a narrow clump of upright, sword-shaped, pleated, mid-green leaves and arching, branched stems bearing dense racemes of purple buds opening to funnel-shaped, red-marked, deep orange flowers from late summer into autumn.
Dark-orange, Flushed red in Summer
Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Emily McKenzie’ (Montbretia ‘Emily McKenzie’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City
Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West