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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
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.

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

From seed or by division of clumps

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