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KNIPHOFIA

Commonly known as Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma



  • Bee Friendly
  • 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
£10.50 each
out of stock

KNIPHOFIA 'Bees Lemon'

KNIPHOFIA 'Bees Lemon'  >


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
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Green Jade'

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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
£10.50 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
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'

KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Pale lemon flower spike about 18 inches tall
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 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
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Percy's Pride'

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Green and yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each
out of stock

KNIPHOFIA rooperi   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA rooperi  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker.
Orange-red spherical flowers becoming orange-yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Standard'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Red buds opening to yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA rufa 'Rasta'

KNIPHOFIA rufa 'Rasta'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Tall growing with long greenish-yellow spikes initially light orange as the flowers open. An unusual colour combination
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 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
£10.50 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Cream flushed carmine
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each

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Trumpet wire support
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2 options from £11.95

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Y-stakes
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Only £26.95

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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.
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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