Evergreen or deciduous flowering perennials that grow from corms. Each corm grows on top of the previous one. Roots at the bottom pull the corm stack deeper. They have sword shaped leaves, with flowers born on branched stems each containing 4 to 20 red or orange flowers.
Also sometimes called montbretia.
Name Derivation: Smells of Safron
Common Name: Crocosmia
Crocosmia is in the family Iridaceae.