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Kniphofia uvaria

Common names: Red-hot Poker, Torch Lily (E); Vuurpyl (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Bulb, Grass, Perennial, Shrub

Kniphofia uvaria

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

HIGH WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Kniphofia uvaria

DESCRIPTION

A hardy, evergreen herbaceous perennial with strap-like leaves. It bears a roundish spike of tubular orange or yellow flowers which are borne on a tall stem.

LANDSCAPING USES
A wonderful addition to a mixed border or bog garden as it grows well in both moist and normal soil conditions. It attracts insects and birds, particularly sunbirds.
GARDEN THEMES
Country, Forest, Grassland, Rockery, Water
FLOWERS

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