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mrsflowerpot

G-Tags Ambassador, Self employed Gardener, RHS qualified, Garden design student. 💚's to Inspire, empower & inform all about horticulture! Plant nut!

Crocosmia x Crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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mrsflowerpot

Morning all! 😃 Well the sun is out and the garden looks happier after 3 days of lovely lovely rain! 💦☔️💦 It's safe to say I haven't been able to do many client gardens so far this week so I have to cram a lot in today as I'm off to RHS Wisley tomorrow! 😬😬😬😬 Have a fab day everyone. #crocosmia #montbretia #raindrops #orange #orangeflowers #throwbackthursday

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yodamama

Good morning Beck have a good day 🙋🏻🐶

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Mikekally

Ooooh I planted some of these, hope I get to see them this year. Beautiful colours!

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titchyfra

Morning, wow yours are far ahead, I put these in my front garden, looking forward to them 👏

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janric

Gorgeous colours Beck hope the weather stays good for you to catch up☀️ enjoy Wisley

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lexijane

Morning Beck. Love this picture 👌🏼👌🏼

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juliesgarden

Morning Becks, great photo 👏

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daisy-jane

Morning Beck's stunning shot hope the sun stays out for you and you have a fab time at wisley 😘🤗

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christineb

Fabulous pic 👌

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katmat33

That's a stunning pic Beck @mrsflowerpot

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gyllyngdunegardens

What a picture

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broughgardens

👀👀👏 amazing pic

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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mrsflowerpot

#soakedsaturday magical crocosmia ✨☔️✨ #crocosmia #wet #rain #droplets #raindrops #upclose #closeup #macro

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rachelbrooks

Fab pic! 👌🏼

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RayB

Gorgeous pic

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franshinegee

beautiful pic!

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gil

Lovely photo ❤💛🌺👌

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Acetaker

Do u trim off the spent stems or do they need to stay on for new growth? Newbie on these 😍

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mrsflowerpot

Hi @Acetaker I think some crocosmia are sterile but some do grow from the seeds they produce so if you want to limit there spread take off the flower stem and leave the leaves. They generally spread via their corms so if you want more then divide the clump in early spring. Many people leave the flower stalks on for winter interest as the seed heads are quite architectural. 👍🏻👍🏻

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Acetaker

Thanks @mrsflowerpot I have them in a old fire pit right now and going to move them in Fall or b4 to a raised bed. So I'll leave the stems on and see how they look later on. Do they rebloom from area the blooms were at(I hope that made sense)😍

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mrsflowerpot

Oh lovely @Acetaker no once they've bloomed they don't tend to rebloom. It made perfect sense 👍🏻

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