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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Lord Roberts'
Kniphofia 'Lord Roberts' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Autumn
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:
Large clumps of stiff narrow leaves and in summer, tall sturdy stems bearing large spikes of deep orange-red flowers, fading to yellow-orange.

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

propagation:
By division

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