Gumbinė montbretė (krokosmija) – Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

Gumbinė montbretė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameGumbinė montbretė (krokosmija)
Latin plant nameCrocosmia x crocosmiiflora (Lemoine) N.E.Br.
English plant nameMontbretia
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 10 to 15
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • orange
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupBulbous and corm
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, filial corms. Seeds are sown in boxes in greenhouses in March or indoors in April, outdoors after picking up in Autumn. Corms are planted in pots between March and April, and outdoors in May. The flower begins blooming between July and August. 330 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 10 grams of seeds sown. Seeds germinate within 5-6 months. Seedlings begin blooming in the second year. The first year seedlings (corms) are planted in sand or peat.

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