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MONTBRETIA Crocosmia aurea x C.pottsii (Iridaceae) Height to 70cm. Showy perennial that grows in hedgerows and on roadside verges and disturbed ground. FLOWERS are reddish-orange and borne in 1-sided spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, linear, flat and superficially iris-like. STATUS-A cultivated hybrid, naturalised as a garden escape, mainly in the S.
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MONTBRETIA Crocosmia aurea x C.pottsii (Iridaceae) Height to 70cm. Showy perennial that grows in hedgerows and on roadside verges and disturbed ground. FLOWERS are reddish-orange and borne in 1-sided spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, linear, flat and superficially iris-like. STATUS-A cultivated hybrid, naturalised as a garden escape, mainly in the S.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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