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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Maid of Orleans'
Kniphofia 'Maid of Orleans' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker, Torch Lily
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: 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: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Spikes of pale creamy yellow tubular flowers opening from greenish buds and fading to near white. Flowers in early summer and again in autumn. Grassy foliage.

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

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other notes:
Raised about 1950, in Ohio, USA

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