Crocosmia Flower Seeds - Crocosmia Paniculata

Crocosmia Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 5 - 9

Height: 24 inches

Bloom Season: July - October

Bloom Color: Orange

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Evenly moist, humus rich, fertile soil, pH 5.5 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Crocosmia Paniculata

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 28 - 56 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly

Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 16 inches

Crocosmia (Crocosmia Paniculata Hybrida) - Crocosmia are a popular and attractive flowering plant. Native to South Africa, Crocosmia are members of the Iris family and are easy to grow from flower seeds. Crocosmia plants grow two feet tall in a season. Tube shaped flower colors include red, yellow, orange-yellow, and orange with splotches. Crocosmia flowers bloom from July through October.

Crocosmia grow well in the flower garden and in containers on patios or decks. You should experience few problems with your Crocosmia. Use insecticide or fungicide, only if a problem occurs. Crocosmia are tough when it come to winter temperatures tolerating temperatures down to USDA Zone 5.