Plant ID

Asked June 26, 2019, 1:03 PM EDT

Any idea what this is? It is planted in the ground. About 3 1/2 feet tall.

District of Columbia County District of Columbia plant identification crocosmia flowers: annuals and herbaceous perennials

1 Response

This is a Crocosmia plant, also called montbretia. There are several different species and cultivars with flowers usually in red or orange tones. It is a member of the Iris family and it is native to Africa.