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Aunt Eliza

Crocosmia paniculata

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Iridaceae (Iris)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
120 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, marshes, riversides, waterside, wetland.

Flower:
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Orange, 6 petals
 
The orange-brown flowers are about 6cm in length. They are arranged alternately along its zigzagged stems.
Fruit:
A 3-angled, green capsule, turning brown upon ripening.
Leaves:
A clump-forming perennial with olive green, deeply pleated, wiry leaves. The plant grows from a corm. Seldom found growing wild in the UK but not unheard of.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
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