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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfaterre'
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synonyms: Crocosmia 'Solfaterre', Crocosmia 'Solfatare'
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: golden
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Cormous perennial, greeny-bronze leaves and apricot-yellow flowers on arching, branched stems in midsummer.
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.
By division of corms from established clumps, in early spring.