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botanical name:
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Golden Fleece'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Golden Fleece' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Montbretia
synonyms:  Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Golden Sheaf', Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Citronella'
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Open trumpet-shaped, lemon yellow flowers with a pale centre, in July and August.

Cut back foliage as it discolours. Divide every five to six years. Mulch in autumn. Top dress with bonemeal or proprietary bulb fertiliser in spring.

other notes:
Introduced 1993.
Similar to, and regarded by some as a synonym for C. 'Citronella', which may itself be an incorrect name.
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