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botanical name:
Kniphofia uvaria 'Nobilis'
Kniphofia uvaria 'Nobilis' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red-hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Robust evergreen perennial with lax, arching, linear leaves. Very large bold spikes of orange-red flowers, ageing to yellow, on tall sturdy stems from summer to early autumn. Possibly the largest growing variety.

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

propagation:
From seed or by division of clumps

other notes:
RHS AGM

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