Kniphofia northiaeKniphofia northiae

Kniphofia northiae


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A Yucca-like plant, this Kniphofia is a bold exotic evergreen with dramatic architectural leaves. An early summer bloomer with huge cones of hot poker flowers in orange and yellow on thick spikes. These grow to 5 feet tall.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 36″ / 36″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: KNIN Categories: ,
Common Name Broadleaf poker
Family Asphodelaceae
Genus Kniphofia
species --
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 36" / 36" / 30"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average
pH 6.0 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? The bold broad leaves make it different from other Kniphofia.
Landscape Value All summer bloom. Use as a color spot in mixed beds, mass planting or for an upright accent.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments This is a dramatic plant with pale yellow flowers, 1-1¼" long, opening from red buds. It has a tropical look, so use it in a tropical setting, or as an architectural statement.
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Kniphofia northiae - Product Profile
Kniphofia northiae - Growing Recipe

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