The African Garden

An online resource dedicated to the photography and promotion
of South and Southern African species of bulbs and their hybrids.
Many images from NCCPG Plant Collections once held by David Fenwick.

The African Garden Crocosmia Species and Primary Hybrid Image Index Iridaceae
Crocosmia Species and Primary Hybrid Image Index (Iridaceae)
Crocosmia Species
Crocosmia aurea NARGS96-5744
Crocosmia aurea 'Golden Ballerina'
Crocosmia aurea 'Maculata' formerly var. maculata
Crocosmia masoniorum ex. Ploumanach, France.
Crocosmia masoniorum ex. Satan's Nek, SA.
Crocosmia masoniorum ex. Slieve Donard Nursery
Crocosmia mathewsiana
Crocosmia paniculata
Crocosmia paniculata ex. Kologha
Crocosmia paniculata 'Natal'
Crocosmia pottsii CDR109
Crocosmia pottsii - tall form

N.B. Crocosmia paniculata was also known as Curtonus paniculatus and Antholyza paniculata. Crocosmia aurea as Tritonia aurea and Crocosmia pottsii as Montbretia pottsii.

Recommended Crocosmia suppliers -
South African Bulbs at Desirable Plants
Trecanna Nursery

Guided Botanical Tours in South Africa


Interspecific Hybrids
Crocosmia aurea x pottsii
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora - Common Montbretia

Crocosmia aurea x paniculata
Crocosmia aurea x paniculata 'Castle Ward Late'
Crocosmia aurea x paniculata 'Mount Stewart'
Crocosmia x crocosmoides 'Vulcan'

Crocosmia aurea x masoniorum
Crocosmia 'Comet' syn. 'Malahide Castle'

Crocosmia pottsii x paniculata
Crocosmia pottsii x paniculata

Primary Hybrids
Crocosmia pottsii 'Culzean Pink'
Crocosmia pottsii 'Princess'
Crocosmia pottsii 'Red Star'