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i've planted some Crocosmia flower bulbs in window boxes on my balcony..4 weeks long will it be before i see them starting to show...?



The ones I planted last year took a long time to show. The were planted with summer-flowering irises and the irises were over before the Crocosmia leaves were more than a couple of cm high. They didn't produce any flowers. The leaves have stayed evergreen all winter, I'm hopeful that the plants will flower this year.

27 Apr, 2015


thanks for that... so i may be waiting some time, maybe next year before they start to show..

27 Apr, 2015


Agree with Landgirl's answer. I have to add though, your window boxes may not be deep enough to grow Crocosmia well - they like a container that's 12 inches deep. If you have one of the smaller varieties, they may be alright.

27 Apr, 2015

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