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botanical name:
Kniphofia 'Mount Etna'
Kniphofia 'Mount Etna' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker
synonyms:  Kniphofia 'The Rocket'
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: light brown
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:
Clump-forming perennial with tough, narrow, grass-like leaves. Long heads of vivid orange flowers on tall brownish stems.

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

propagation:
By division

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