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Crocosmia - CROCOSMIA Showcase 'Red King'

Crocosmia - CROCOSMIA Showcase 'Red King'

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Crocosmia 'Red King,' a distinguished member of the Showcase series, is celebrated for its spectacular floral displays. The tall, graceful stems bear a profusion of tubular flowers, creating a captivating cascade of crimson richness. The intense red hue of the blossoms brings a regal and passionate element to your garden, making it a focal point that exudes grandeur and sophistication.

The slender, sword-shaped foliage of 'Red King' enhances the overall grace and structural elegance of the plant. With its upright and arching form, this Crocosmia variety adds a touch of architectural interest to your garden, creating a dynamic interplay between form and colour.

Easy to cultivate and low-maintenance, Crocosmia Showcase 'Red King' thrives in well-drained soil and a sunny to partially shaded location. Whether planted in borders, flower beds, or containers, this Crocosmia variety adds a touch of regal splendour to your garden, creating a captivating atmosphere that lasts from midsummer well into the fall.

To plant:
• Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil.
• Plant the corms (bulbs) in spring about 4 inches deep and 6 inches apart.
• Water them regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist.
• Once they sprout, provide support for taller varieties.

For care:
• Continue watering during dry spells and add a balanced fertilizer in spring.
• Deadhead faded flowers to encourage more blooms.
• In colder regions, mulch over winter for protection.
• Crocosmia generally requires minimal care once established.

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