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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Amsterdam'
Kniphofia 'Amsterdam' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
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:
Heads of reddish orange flower, fading to yellow as they age, from July to September.
Similar to K. 'Alcazar'

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

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