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Kniphofia hybrida Poco Red

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Wantirna
B10
Size: 17cm
Available: 25
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.08 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.28 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Kniphofia hybrida Poco Red Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Tufting, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
'Poco Red' is a great container or small garden plant. Coral-red flowers bloom all Summer into Autumn. Flowers are nectar-filled and beloved by pollinators. All summer bloom. Use as a colour spot, mass planting, or enjoy as a vertical accent in the front of the border.

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: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: 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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