Crocosmia flowers belong to the Iridaceae family. They are a visual delight in bright sunny colors.
Crocosmia Flower Meaning and Symbolism
Crocosmia is derivative of the Greek ‘Krokos Osme’ meaning ‘Saffron smell.’ This name has been given to these flowers because they smell like saffron when dried. Crocosmia flowers popularly represent feelings of Love.
Crocosmia Flower Facts
- Their origin can be traced back to South Africa.
- Crocosmia flowers are commonly found in Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Malawi.
- In the US, they are known by the names ‘Coppertips’ and ‘Falling Stars.’
- In the UK, they are known as ‘Montbretia.’
- They are mainly available in summer and fall.
- Crocosmia flowers are found in bright colors including, reds, oranges and yellows.
- They are August month’s birth flowers.
- They are the Zodiac flowers of Leo.