Family Iridaceae; Genus Crocosmia
Crocosmia (previously known as Montbretia) is one of my favourite plants, and there are many different varieties available. This is one is new to us this year - the lovely deep orange colour and the large size of the flowers are wonderful.
Just on a point of interest Crocosmia means 'safron smell'.
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