Growing guide

How to grow crocosmias

Crocosmias are easy-to-grow, eye-catching border favourites, ideal for adding a long-lasting, late boost of colour through into autumn. There is a wide range to choose from, in various fiery hues, to suit all styles of garden. 

Quick facts

  • Easy to grow, from bulb-like corms
  • Bloom from mid-summer to autumn
  • Showy flowerheads in a choice of fiery colours 
  • Like moist but well-drained soil in full sun
  • Smaller types can be grown in containers
  • Range from 60cm-2m (2-6½ft) tall
  • Clumps naturally expand over the years

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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