Kniphofia Caulescens-Red Hot Poker-FLOWERS-25 seeds

Kniphofia Caulescens-Red Hot Poker-FLOWERS-25 seeds

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KNIPHOFIA CAULESCENS

“Red Hot Poker”

 

Family: Asphodelaceae

 

Ideal sowing temp: 21-23C & evenly moist

 

Position:  Needs full sun, well-draining soil and plenty of organic matter. 

 

Preparation: Place seeds in a bag in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks before sowing.

 

Sow: In clumps of 3 seeds, lightly dust with soil.

 

Care:  Sow indoors 6 to 8 weeks before planting out in deep pots.  In warm regions,

you can also direct sow the seeds in prepared garden beds.

 

Sprouting: 21-28 days.

 

Also known as torch lily, or red hot poker, due to the shape and colour of its flowers. The leaves resemble a lily, and the flowerhead can reach up to 1.5m high.  There are many varieties and they bloom at different times during the growing season. Kniphofia Caulescens is usually easier to identify than other varieties because it has quite bluish leaves with a V cross-section. The flowers are usually red, orange, and yellow, and can look like olden day fire torches when in full bloom.

 

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.


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