Montbretia

Latin Name:

Crocosmia

Manx Name:

Foghan jiarg-bwee

Season:

July - September

Locations where this species is found:
Port Erin, Colby Glen, Silverdale Glen, Chibbanagh, Port Soderick, Silverburn River, Niarbyl, Glen Maye, South Barrule, Scarlett, 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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