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EvergreenBroad, straplike leaves to 1.2m (4ft) long
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialClump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Erect, dense spikes of brownish-orange buds opening to cream flowers on bronze stems
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insectsPests & DiseasesSlugs, snails, aphids, thripsPlace of originSouthern and tropical Africa, Madagascar, Arabia.
Flower ShapeRacemesSpike-like racemesSpikes
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich, preferably sandy
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
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