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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
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1.5 or 2 Litre
Delivery Information
Available again from March 2017.

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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