Likes sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil.

With their fiery coloured spears of bloom Crocosmias are a great choice for adding hot colour to gardens late in the year.

Grow in full sun in fertile well-drained soil.

Don’t let plants dry out in the growing season.

For a plant profile and recommended cultivars see RHS, The Garden, August 2019, pp. 46-50.