CROCOSMIA bulbs - Lucifer

CROCOSMIA bulbs - Lucifer


(10 bulbs in a bag) 

Fiery red flowers. Hummingbirds love them. The name comes from the Greek language and means "saffron smell," which reportedly can be detected when dried flowers are submerged in water. Brilliantly colored blooms, deep green leaves, blooming in July-August. Wiry stems make it ideal for cut flowers. Plant in full sun to part shade among your perennials. Non-demanding bulbs will come back each year.

(above description from

  • Planting tips

    Botanical Name : Crocosmia 'Lucifer' Ship As : Bulb Size : 10 CM+ Lift In Fall: 3-6 Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Attract Butterfly, Drought Tolerant Flower Color : Red Flower Form : Elegant tubular flowers Foliage Type : Pleated and sword like green leaves Mature Spread : 6 - 8 inches Spacing: 6 - 8 inches Growing Tips Planting Instructions : 3 - 5" deep and 6 - 8" apart Soil Moisture : Well drained Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : Cut back leaves and flower stems from below the soil level. Winter Care : Mulch thickly or lift in the fall if you life in zones 3-6 and store in a frost-free location over winter for areas. Replant the following spring after last frost. Planting Depth :3 - 5" deep Watering Requirements :Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater. Fertilization Requirements :Once per year Special Care :Not needed

    (info from