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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Grassy leaves.
  • Red
    Coral red
  • Height
    To 70cm (28in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces numerous tubular flowers in spikes held well above the foliage
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

KNIPHOFIA 'Nancy's Red'

 
  • Additional Features
    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.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Spike-like racemes
    Spikes
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus rich, preferably sandy.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 70cm (28in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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