Montbretia

Latin Name:

Crocosmia

Manx Name:

Foghan jiarg-bwee

Season:

July - September

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

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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