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Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)

Kniphofia or Hot Poker are similar to Foxtails (Eremurus spp.) and make numerous tubular flowers on showy and ornamental tall flower stalks from a perennial fleshy rootstock. They have nice, grass like foliage in dense rosettes. An excellent South African genus which is easily cultivated in any rich, well drained, dryish to slightly moist soil in full sun. All offered species are sufficiently winter hardy in Central Europe. In very cold regions it is recommended to give basal leaf rosettes a slight winter protection (e.g. some dry mulch layer). Most species will increase well by offsets.
Sow flat in spring after the last freezing nights in any well drained, humus rich, slightly sandy or rocky soil. Keep soil always slightly moist and pots in a sheltered spot in full sun outside. Alternatively sow under glass at a minimum of some 15°C throughout the year. In winter store sowing pots in a preferably frostfree and sunny spot at some 5°C with reduced watering. Transplant seedlings in late spring in their second or third year after sowing depending on growth.
All are USDA Climate Zone 7.
20 seeds per package.
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Kniphofia albescens

Kniphofia albescens

50 (90)cm, medium sized Kniphofia with grass like leaves and a very dense, whitish to cream inflorescence. From open grasslands, for any well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1311 € 5,99
Kniphofia caulescens

Kniphofia caulescens

50 (70)cm, aerial stems, gray leaves, coral-pink to flame colored flowers in upper half and pale greenish yellow to cream in lower half. USDA Climate Zone 6. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1317 € 4,99
Kniphofia ensifolia

Kniphofia ensifolia

70 (110)cm, erect growing, keeled, broad leaves and a tall inflorescence with greenish white flowers with red shades on the lower part of petals. Easily grown and fully winter hardy in rich, any well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1319 € 4,99
Kniphofia hirsuta

Kniphofia hirsuta

60cm, erect leaves, pendulous greenish yellow lower and pale rose upper flowers. Native to high altitudes at some 2.000m. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1321 € 4,99
Kniphofia linearifolia

Kniphofia linearifolia

150cm, elegant, narrow long leaves, striking orange red flowers fading to yellow with age. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1323 € 4,99
Kniphofia northiae

Kniphofia northiae

150 (180)cm, a striking, huge species, makes dense, very large rosettes of broad, long, gray green leaves, and a tall inflorescence with orange red buds opening to pale yellow flowers. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1325 € 4,99
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Kniphofia parviflora

Kniphofia parviflora

30 (70)cm, medium sized Hot Poker with bowing, channeled leaves and slightly perfumed, greenish yellow to creamy flowers. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1326 € 4,99
Kniphofia praecox

Kniphofia praecox

120 (150)cm, a medium tall Kniphofia species with narrow leaves and several showy compact inflorescences in orange-red fading to yellow. Easily cultivated in any well drained soil in a protected spot full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1327 € 5,99
Kniphofia ritualis

Kniphofia ritualis

40cm, has broad linear leaves, orange and lemon yellow flower stalks. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1328 € 4,99
Kniphofia rooperi

Kniphofia rooperi

120 (160)cm, nice orange red to orange yellow, long-tubed flowers in a lax inflorescence. For any well drained soil in a protected spot in full sun. Give some winter protection (thick mulch layer) to avoid freezing through. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1329 € 4,99
Kniphofia sarmentosa

Kniphofia sarmentosa

100cm, soft linear leaves, erect-scarlet buds, open to pendulous salmon flowers. Very showy Hot Poker for any rich, well drained soil in full sun. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1330 € 5,99
Kniphofia splendida

Kniphofia splendida

130 (180)cm, an impressively tall species with showy bright yellow inflorescences. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Requires some winter protection (i.e. dry mulch layer). VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4982 € 4,99
Kniphofia triangularis ssp. triangularis

Kniphofia triangularis ssp. triangularis

20 (40)cm, dwarf, very rare species with grass like, bowing leaves and lax bright orange inflorescence. From open grasslands, for any well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1332 € 7,99
Kniphofia tuckii

Kniphofia tuckii

140cm, evergreen leaves, attractive dense inflorescence, flowers turn from crimson red to bright yellow. Very easy and showy. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1333 € 3,99
Kniphofia typhoides

Kniphofia typhoides

100cm, most ornamental and unusual species with erect middle green channeled leaves, and a tall spike of scented, light brown to purplish brown flowers. From grasslands in South Africa. Give especially young plants some insulating winter protection, e.g. a dry mulch layer. Full sun in any good, rocky soil. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1334 € 7,99
Kniphofia tysonii var. tysonii

Kniphofia tysonii var. tysonii

180 (220)cm, yellowish green to grayish green leaves and a very tall, quite impressive flowering stem with dark orange to dark reddish-orange flower buds opening to yellowish green. For any well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1335 € 4,99
Kniphofia uvaria

Kniphofia uvaria

100cm, evergreen leaves, attractive orange yellow large inflorescence. Very easy and showy. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1336 € 3,99*
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