Kniphofia northiaeKniphofia northiae

Kniphofia northiae


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

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

SKU: KNIN Categories: ,
Common Name Broadleaf poker
Family Asphodelaceae
Genus Kniphofia
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 36" / 36" / 30"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage
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.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0
pH 6.0 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes The POPSICLE™ Series Kniphofia are day neutral plants and bloom as long as they have some heat and high light.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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