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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Alcazar'
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Sturdy spikes of bold red-orange flowers, produced in succession from July to September.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, moist, well drained, preferably sandy soil in full sun. Tolerates a little light shade. Very hardy.

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