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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Raised about 1950, in Ohio, USA

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