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KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'



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


Pale lemon flower spike about 18 inches tall

£9.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £8.00 each

Mature Size

to 60cm (24in) bulb/corm Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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  • Good to know - wildlife plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, aphids, thrips
  • Place of Origin - southern and tropical Africa, Madagascar, Arabia.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - to 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm - Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces numerous tubular flowers in spike-like racemes held well above the foliage. pale green in bud, ageing to ivory
  • Deciduous - grass-like leaves.
  • 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.
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Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Trumpet wire support
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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.
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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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