KNIPHOFIA

Commonly known as Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

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
    Leaves usually thin, grass-like,10-100cm (3-39in) long.
  • Evergreen
    Leaves usually broad, keeled or strap-shaped to 1.5m (5ft) long.
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennials
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.

Buy Varieties of KNIPHOFIA

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

garnet red

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Bees Lemon'

KNIPHOFIA 'Bees Lemon'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

dense narrow yellow flowers from green buds. Easy to grow

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

a very nearly white cultivar. Pale cream flowers from green buds. Ages to white

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'John Benary'

KNIPHOFIA 'John Benary'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

coral-red flowers

 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'

KNIPHOFIA 'Little Maid'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

pale lemon flower spike about 18 inches tall

 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
KNIPHOFIA 'Nancy's Red'

KNIPHOFIA 'Nancy's Red'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

a short growing variety less than 2 feet tall with dusky deep coral-red flowers

 
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KNIPHOFIA northiae

KNIPHOFIA northiae

Giant red hot poker, Torch lily

red buds and pale-yellow flowers. Not clump forming

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Poco Orange'

KNIPHOFIA 'Poco Orange'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

dwarf variety with deep orange flowers

 
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KNIPHOFIA rooperi

KNIPHOFIA rooperi

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

orange-red spherical flowers becoming orange-yellow

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Castle'

KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Castle'

Poker lily, Red hot poker, Tritoma

red/yellow flower spike

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Standard'

KNIPHOFIA 'Royal Standard'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

red buds opening to yellow

 
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KNIPHOFIA rufa 'Rasta'

KNIPHOFIA rufa 'Rasta'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

tall growing with long greenish-yellow spikes initially light orange as the flowers open. An unusual colour combination

 
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KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

dark bronze stems and tubular cream flowers above evergreen strap-like leaves

 
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Available from July 2024 -
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KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'

KNIPHOFIA 'Timothy'

Red hot poker, Torch lily, Tritoma

cream flushed carmine

 
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£14.50 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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