Montbretia 'Out of the West' (Crocosmia 'Out of the West')
Crocosmia 'Out of the West'
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'Out of the West' ~ 'Out of the West' is a clump-forming, cormous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and, in late summer to mid-autumn, arching, branched stems bearing racemes of funnel-shaped, bicoloured, yellow and red flowers.
Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring. Mulch in cold areas to protect from frosts.
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)
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