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KNIPHOFIA


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.



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  • Good to know - wildlife plant. Attractive to bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, thrips, violet root.
  • Place of Origin - southern and tropical Africa.
  • Bulb/Corm - Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennials. Erect, usually dense, spike-like racemes 5-40cm (2-16in) long of tubular or cylindrical flowers.
  • Deciduous - leaves usually thin, grass-like,10-100cm (3-39in) long.
  • Evergreen - leaves usually broad, keeled or strap-shaped to 1.5m (5ft) long.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich, preferably sandy.

Buy Varieties of KNIPHOFIA

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Garnet red
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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KNIPHOFIA 'Bees Lemon'

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Dense narrow yellow flowers from green buds. Easy to grow
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Green Jade'

KNIPHOFIA 'Green Jade'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Flowers are green in bud opening to an unusual creamy-white colour
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
A very nearly white cultivar. Pale cream flowers from green buds. Ages to white
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Pale lemon flower spike about 18 inches tall
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Nancy's Red'

KNIPHOFIA 'Nancy's Red'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
A short growing variety less than 2 feet tall with dusky deep coral-red flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Percy's Pride'

KNIPHOFIA 'Percy's Pride'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Green and yellow
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA rooperi   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA rooperi  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker.
Orange-red spherical flowers becoming orange-yellow
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Standard'   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Standard'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Red buds opening to yellow
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Dark bronze stems and tubular cream flowers above evergreen strap-like leaves
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Cream flushed carmine
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each

Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Trumpet wire support
The Harrod Peony plant supports have a striking trumpet shape which is ideal for supporting many plants including peonies. Comes in several sizes and is available in traditional rust and matt black colour.
6 options from £36.00

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Link stakes
Link stakes plant supports are made from dark olive-green powder coated galvanised steel wire (up to 6mm thick), merge seemlessly into the background. Link stakes can be placed in the border before or after plants have grown and easily adjusted at any time during the growing season.
4 options from £28.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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