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As floral designers and home gardeners learn what European landscapers have long known, namely that crocosmia are terrific additions, we continue to receive requests for new varieties. Meet Limpopo, a newer, extra vigorous variety that's gathering quite a fan club. This montbretia or "falling star" cultivar produces sprays of large, closely packed coral stars with yellow throats, adored with speckles. Limpopo blooms are impactful in the garden and in a bouquet.
Crocosmia, commonly known as montbretia, coppertips or falling stars, produce exotic tubular flowers in strung along arched stems. These summer bloomers are favorites of hummingbirds and make excellent cut flowers, both as budded stems and when in bloom.
|Botanical Name:||Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora Limpopo|
|Common Name:||Crocosmia, montbretia, coppertips, falling stars flowers|
|Growing Zones:||Winter hardy in zones 7-9|
|Sun/Shade:||Full sun to partial sun|
|Flower Color:||Coral flowers with yellow throats|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||8+cm in circumference|
|Bloom Timing:||June - August|
|Pkg. Count:||10 healthy bulbs|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Crocosmia Planting Guide|
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