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Botanical Name: Kniphofia uvaria
Common Name(s): Cape red-hot poker
Summer flowering species with red buds opening to yellow flowers. It needs well-drained soil. K. linearifolia (Common marsh red-hot poker) has unusual maroon flowers that become yellow in summer and autumn. K. x hybrid ‘Yellow Cheer’ bears bright yellow flowers in summer; it grows up to 400mm tall.
Botanical Pronunciation: ny-FOE-fee-ah yew-VAR-ee-ah
Semi Frost Hardy