Crocosmia NOVA® 'Dragonfire'Crocosmia NOVA® 'Dragonfire'

Crocosmia NOVA® ‘Dragonfire’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This Crocosmia succeeds where others fail. Thick deep red flowers and a short, compact habit that actually stays upright throughout the growing season! It blooms the first season and multiplies so quickly that there are multiple flowering stems.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 26″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

SKU: CRONOVDRA Categories: ,
Common Name Crocosmia
Family Iridaceae
Genus Crocosmia
species x crocosmiiflora
Plant Series Crocosmia NOVA™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
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Bloom Time June, July, August
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
How Different? Short and very free-flowering. This short, deep red flowering Crocosmia divides quickly so blooms from many stems the first year. Also the stems branch so it is very long blooming.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sunny banks, borders.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 30" / 26"
Soil (Garden) Average, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 1.0
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 – 100 ppm
Notes Keep plants evenly moist, drying down can cause edge burn and even dormancy.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 10 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 10 – 12 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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