July’s plant of the month at suburban-garden is Crocosmia ‘Paul’s Best Yellow’, a welcome antidote to the vibrant reds so often associated with this species.
When I planted it three years ago it was only a small nine centimetre pot plant and has spread into a 40cm clump that is now having a battle with a tough little variegated eryngium. I adore watching the almost fern-like buds start to unfurl and reveal their golden-yellow colour. These outward-facing flowers look like mini-sunbeams amid a mass of mid-green spear-shaped foliage.
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