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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Little Maid'
Kniphofia 'Little Maid' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Small variety with grass-like narrow blue-green foliage and spikes of pale lemon yellow flowers from June to August.

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

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Raised by Beth Chatto.
RHS AGM

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