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Kniphofia asphodelaceae Poco Sunset

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Wantirna
B10
Size: 17cm
Available: 19
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.08 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.28 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Kniphofia asphodelaceae Poco Sunset Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Succulents & Cacti Clumping, Tufting, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
Short habit with multiple crowns, and the short flower spikes in the first season. The flowers of ‘Poco Sunset’ are bicolor red-orange and orange and the plants have a very long bloom time with repeat blooming from Summer through Autumn.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy to grow with few problems. Prefers well drained soil and watering, but will tolerate most conditions including heat and drought. Remove spent flower heads and cut back tired foliage. Information and images courtesy of Terra Nova Inc.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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