Latin Name:

Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora

Manx Name:

Foghan jiarg-bwee


July - September

Locations where this species is found:
Bradda Head Colby Glen Silverdale Glen Chibbanagh Port Soderick Silverburn River Niarbyl Glen Maye South Barrule Scarlett Point Fleshwick Ballannette Glen Mooar Glen Helen Glen Auldyn Groudle Glen Langness Port St Mary Ballaglass Glen

This plant was bred in France as an ornamental garden plant, but it has escaped into the wild and is often considered to be invasive.

Montbretia can be found all over the island, often taking over large patches of ground.

The Manx name for this flower is "Foghan jiarg-bwee".
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