KNIPHOFIA 'Poco Orange'

Commonly known as Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

Dwarf poker with deep-orange flowers
  • Deciduous
    Grassy leaves
  • Orange
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    40cm (16in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

KNIPHOFIA 'Poco Orange'

 

 

  • 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
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich, preferably sandy
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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