(First upload on October 12 2018. Last on November 26 2023) [ 日本語 | English ]

Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora (Lemoine) N. E. Br.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Crocosmia Planch. (ヒオウギズイセン)
Hime-ougi-zuisen (ヒメヒオウギズイセン, 姫檜扇水仙), montbretia
Lifeform: perennial herb
Origin: a garden hybrid between C. aurea and C. pottsii, firstly bred in 1880

invasive speceis to New Zealand, California and other regions
introduced to Japan in Meiji Era

Cultivars: George Davidson (yellow), His Majesty (flowers large, orange), Jackanapes (flowers orange-red, inner lobes golden yellow), Meteor (orange - yellow), Solfatare (yellow flowers with bronze foliage)

Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora in Japan

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[1/2] within a flower bed under a street tree in N21/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on July 30 2022. [3] close to Toshiba Building near JR Hamamatsu Station in Tokyo on June 15 2018. [4] in front of an apartment in N28/E3, East Ward, Sapporo, on October 28 2023. [5/6] across a road to the western side of Fuji Women's University, North Ward, Sapporo, on September 6 2021.