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KNIPHOFIA

Commonly known as Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

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Expanding range of showy pokers for growing in nature-friendly clumps.

Many hybrids have been toned down over time from the original "red hot pokers" and now come in shades of red, orange, yellow, and greenish white.

Genus of about 70 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen rhizomatous perennials from mountainous or upland areas, often in moist places in rough grass or along streamsides in southern and tropical Africa, Madagascar and Arabia.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - attractive to bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, thrips, violet root.
  • Place of origin - Africa
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus rich, preferably sandy
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

Buy Varieties of KNIPHOFIA

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Garnet red
Multibuy Any 3+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'

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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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each

KNIPHOFIA rooperi   AWARD

KNIPHOFIA rooperi  >


Commonly known as: Red hot poker.
Orange-red spherical flowers becoming orange-yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

KNIPHOFIA rufa 'Rasta'

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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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each

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+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each

KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma.
Cream flushed carmine
Multibuy Any 3+ £11.00 each
£13.00 each

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