In Estonian conditions, however, the crocosmia is a borderline plant. In certain conditions – usually a warmer winter with a thick cover or thick layer of snow and a very warm and nice area for growing (for example, in Western Estonia and on the islands) – crocosmias may survive the winter outside. But in a normal winter, and in mainland Estonia, this rarely happens. The flowers are clustered in inflorescences and burst in succession, which extends the blooming period. Treat them like gladioli in autumn – dig them up and bring them indoors.