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Crocosmia 'Hellfire'


Crocosmia 'Hellfire'

This is a lovely velvet red nearly 4ft - in my humble opinion nicer than Lucifer. Brought it from old garden, I thought it might not grow after being dug up, but its been fine.



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fantastic colour:))))

29 Aug, 2013

 

Thanks Mark, - the photo does it very little justice - it has a black throat that's not very clear in the photo.

29 Aug, 2013

 

Love it Helen....I can see the black on the unopened buds...

29 Aug, 2013

 

That is lovely, pretty background too :o)

29 Aug, 2013

 

Thanks Motinot & Annella, I took a pic of that border earlier, I must add it to my photos.

29 Aug, 2013

 

What a beauty. Whoever gave it such a dreadful name?! The would have been better calling it Red velvet!

31 Aug, 2013

 

I agree Karen, its definitely a red velvet - I would love a dress, shoes or lipstick that colour!

31 Aug, 2013

 

It's wonderful...much better than lucifer. I shall add it to my faves for my next garden. :)

1 Sep, 2013

 

Fabulous colour Hel and not so in your face as Lucifer...mine only sends out one flower spike too!

1 Sep, 2013

 

Thanks Janey, I wish the camera could pick up the red a bit clearer. I have to say though..I do like lucifer. I also like Emily Mckenzie. I would like an apricot coloured one, but, which one? Does anybody grow one that they think's nice - or got any suggestions?

1 Sep, 2013

 

Have a look at Mr Crocosmia Hel, he still comments on here now and again.....but he has some beauties!
Apart from Lucifer I have the usual old fashioned orange Montbretia which is very pretty and could do with splitting...you're more than welcome to some corms.

2 Sep, 2013

 

Thanks for the info Janey, I will certainly have a look.

2 Sep, 2013



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