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botanical name:
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfaterre'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfaterre' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Crocosmia 'Solfaterre', Crocosmia 'Solfatare'
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.45m
growth rate:
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: golden
main season:
aspect: conditions: preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Cormous perennial, greeny-bronze leaves and apricot-yellow flowers on arching, branched stems in midsummer.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.
Plant corms about 10cm deep.
Cut back foliage as it discolours. Divide every five to six years. Mulch in autumn.

propagation:
By division of corms from established clumps, in early spring.

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