Crocosmia is originally a native of South Africa, where it is called Monbretia, a name often used in the USA as well. The name actually applies to a hybrid Crocosmia x crocosmiflora (crocosmiflora is in turn a cross between C. aurea and C. pottsii. Pods are quite striking retaining hues of the flowers embedded in the flesh of the pod.
Care and Handling:
Cut stems when they arrive and hydrate. Make sure to remove any loose leaves that are loose. Store in cooler.