Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt.

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Plant Information

With parents that originated in South Africa, northern gardeners can enjoy crocosmia's red flower spikes during the summer months without having to dig up or re-plant this herbaceous perennial which comes back nicely each spring. Morphology: This corm derived plant sends up a tall stalk bearing sword-shaped leaves. Red to orange flowers are borne on branched stems during summer. Flower buds open from the base to the tips of the flower clusters.

Adaptation: Easily adapts to all soil types and can spread if the soil is worked around established plants.
Pests: None

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CRMO flowerBB (©2020 Barbara Bloomfield), CRMO flower1 PAS (©2020 Pat Stephens), CRMO-full-MMK (©2020 Margaret Kerwin)