Species: Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii) (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora)

Family: Irises (IRIDACEAE)

Category: Flowering Plants

Location: NW

A. Flowering Plants

More extensive information on flowering plants can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Irises (IRIDACEAE)

Iris was the Greek goddess who carried messages from Olympus to the Earth along a rainbow. Members of this perennial family have rhizomes, corms, or bulbs.

C. Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii) (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora)

This is one of the familiar Montbretia cultivars, flowering from late June.

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Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii)

Crocosmia is one of the familiar Montbretia cultivars, flowering from late June.

Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii)

Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii)

Montbretias are members of the Iris family. Iris was the Greek goddess who carried messages from Olympus to the Earth along a rainbow.

Montbretia (C. aurea x pottsii)

Members of the perennial Iris family have rhizomes, corms, or bulbs.