poker plant


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Related to poker plant: Torch lily, Red Hot Poker Plant
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Noun1.poker plant - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowerspoker plant - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers
flame flower, flameflower, flame-flower, kniphofia, tritoma - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers
Kniphofia praecox, red-hot poker - widely cultivated hybrid poker plant
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Rosemary bushes, rosette-like "Hen and Chicks" Echeveria and the fiery spike of a red-hot poker plant all thrive in this verdant landscape despite little watering from Wilson and our area's record low rainfall -- just over 3 inches in the year ending June 30, the driest since the late 1870s.
A similar scene could be composed of yellow daylilies or yarrow and one of the yellow forms of poker plant.
Tall, scarlet-tipped flowers of older forms of kniphofia (sometimes sold by an earlier name, Tritoma) give the plant an assortment of fiery names: poker plant, red-hot poker, torch-lily.