Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora ‘Solfaterre’

Common name(s): montbretia

Description: perennial; a hybrid (C. aurea × C. pottsii) introduced by Victor Lemoin in 1886 . Widely popular for its sturdy, upright bronze-green foliage and apricot-yellow flowers with dark calyces in late summer. Makes an excellent cut flower.

Height: to 2 ft. Spread: to 18 in.

Position: full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil

Uses: ornamental, floral arrangements, to attract hummingbirds

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below