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This unique Crocosmia has spectacular, butter yellow blooms on tall, singular stems. George Davidson is perfect for cutting and bringing inside for gorgeous bouquets. (Crocosmia crocosmiiflora)

Zones 5 - 9
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 16-18" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Bag of 10 - Bulb Size: 10/12 cm

Plant Information

Crocosmias are wildflowers in South Africa, and there are many species. Unlike the fire engine-red blooms of the common Crocosmia, George Davison boasts gorgeous, butter yellow blooms. Try planting both varieties together for a stunning, contrasting display of color. As a general rule, remember when planting Crocosmia bulbs, that these flowers are used to hot sun and gritty, fast-draining soil.

Common Name Montrbretia
Botanical Name Crocosmia crocosmiiflora
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 16-18" tall
Bulb Size 10/12 cm
Bulb Spacing 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5-8" deep
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Plant Type / Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No


Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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Takes a while to become established.


from Cleveland, Ohio

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    Comments about American Meadows Crocosmia George Davidson:

    I love this plant, but it takes about two years to flower. The dear, of which we have many, have not bothered this plant.

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    • Personal

    Summer too Hot?


    from Inkom, Idaho

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      • For Terracing

      Comments about American Meadows Crocosmia George Davidson:

      NONE of these bulbs produced! Maybe they don't like the heat.

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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