Crocosmia Zigzag Crocosmia Paniculata Hybrida is a robust perennial flower native to South Africa and member of the Iris family. Crocosmia Zigzag seeds have to be planted not deeper than 1/8 of inch, and this particular variety of Crocosmia Paniculata Hybrida is a cheerful perennial flowering plant that grows up to 3 to 4 feet tall and blooms with tube shaped red, yellow, orange-yellow, and orange with splotches flowers in summer and fall.
Crocosmia Zigzag excels in shrub borders, flower beds, as a background planting or in containers on patios or decks, and the zig-zag flower spikes along with attractive, pleated leaves make Crocosmia a strong accent plant for mixed borders and rockeries in temperate gardens. It is not difficult to grow this popular flowering plant from Crocosmia Paniculata Hybrida seeds, and the established Crocosmia Zigzag is a dependable, drought tolerant low maintenance plant that likes to grow in fertile soil. It is great as a cut flower.
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-7.5
USDA Zones: 5-9
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (8-10 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 28-56 Days