quotidian: simon dale's photo diary: complementary colours v

Friday August 4th (2006) complementary colours

The BBC gardening website says: "Some people still refer to crocosmias as montbretia. This name comes from the French botanist Monsieur de Montbret, but the correct term is definitely crocosmia from the Greek krokos, meaning saffron, and osme meaning smell, alluding to the saffron scent given off by the dried flowers when placed in water." So that's settled then.

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