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Kniphofia uvaria Winter Cheer

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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 7cm
Available: 20
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $3.41 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Kniphofia uvaria Winter Cheer Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Hardy clumping perennial with bluish-green strap-like foliage and spectacular large upright orange-red flowers in Winter and Spring. Grows approx. 1.2m tall x 1m wide.

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

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 tolerate 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: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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