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Learn about which plants you can add to your landscape that would make great crocosmia companion plants.

Crocosmia is a striking addition to your garden but you’re looking for ideas to further complement their unique shape and vibrant color.

What you are looking for are plant suggestions that will enhance the sword-like foliage and spiky flowers of the crocosmia.


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In “Crocosmia Companion Plants” – DIY Garden Minute Ep. 93 – learn ideas for complementary plants for your landscape.

This episode is meant for any gardener who wants to get more out of their garden and learn how to complement their crocosmia plants.


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Crocosmia Companion Plants

Crocosmia looks amazing when planted in garden bed groupings, in containers, and as focal points or accessory plants in a garden.

Crocosmia has wide-grass-bladed leaves sticking almost straight up and grows bright and brash orange, red, and yellow flowers that mix well with other similar colored flowering plants.



Crocosmia Plant Care

Crocosmia adds a tropical layer and vibrancy to your garden with their striking, gorgeous flowers and sword-shaped foliage.

Crocosmia care facts:

  • They’re considered a perennial corm, a type of bulb.
  • Related to freesia, Ixia, and Sparaxis.
  • They have small blooms in orange, red, or yellow flowers
  • They bloom during the summer.
  • Sunset= Zones 5 to 24. USDA= Hardy to zones 6 to 9.
  • They prefer full sun with some shade in the hottest zoned climates.
  • They like well-draining, enriched soil.
  • These plants need regular to moderate watering during growth and bloom times.
  • Native to tropical and southern Africa.
  • Crocosmia take a low to moderate level of maintenance with most maintenance happening after plants are done blooming and have died back to the ground.
  • You can treat them like other bulbs like daffodils or tulips for after-care.


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Crocosmia Companion Conclusion

Crocosmia will continue to delight gardeners and pollinators for their striking beauty and rich sources of nectar.

Whether you choose one of the plants above or all of them, your garden will bring you happiness for years to come!

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Which companion plants from the list above are you interested in learning more about?

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