Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
High Watering – Requires Frequent Watering.
High Maintenance – Requires Regular Maintenance.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Indigenous – Originates in South Africa.
January October November December Summer flowering species with red buds opening to yellow flowers.
Cape red-hot poker
It needs well-drained soil.
- Botanical name: Kniphofia uvaria
- Common name(s): Cape red-hot poker
- Categories: Ground Covers and Perennials, Water, Bog and Aquatic plants
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
Kniphofia uvaria requirements and featuresinfo on these icons
Requires moderate maintenance.
January October November December
Summer flowering species with red buds opening to yellow flowers.