British Columbia: Orange Flowers, summer bloom

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest' started by WesternWilson, May 28, 2012.

  1. WesternWilson

    WesternWilson Active Member 10 Years

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    I am planting a bunch of "Lucifer" crocosmia bulbs sent by a friend...they are, in her garden at least, fabulously, glowingly red!

    I would like to plant alongside something long flowering in the orange range to make a contrast...what plants can you advise for the Vancouver, BC area??

    Regards and thanks,
    Janet
     
  2. Barbara Lloyd

    Barbara Lloyd Well-Known Member

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    If you like crocosmia, there is an orange variety, a yellow and a couple of others. Google crocosmia and Check it out. I love the red of the Lucifer.
     
  3. lorax

    lorax Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Other plants that will work in Van and have pleasant, long-lasting orange flowers include Calendula and Tagetes (marigolds). Their shape provides a nice contrast to the starry bells of Crocosmia.
     

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