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Kniphofia uvaria

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Kniphofia uvaria

Kniuva
Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9, A8
Size: 14cm
Available: 11
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.22 inc GST
B12
Size: 7cm
Available: 15
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.62 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.89 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Kniphofia uvaria Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

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

Description:
Hardy clumping semi-deciduous perennial with bluish green strap-like foliage and spectacular upright red and yellow flowers in Spring and Summer. Plant in mass for a colourful display. Grows approx. 1.2m tall x 80cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, 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 torerate most conditions including heat and drought. Remove spent flower heads and cut back tired foliage.

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: Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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