Kniphofia uvaria

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Noun1.Kniphofia uvaria - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowersKniphofia uvaria - 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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My final selection is the Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia, which brings African warmth and colour into borders.
My final s M election is the Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia, which brings African warmth and colour into borders.
Youngsters will also appreciate such ignominious nuggets as Edward II being killed by a red hot poker in his bottom and George II dying on the toilet.
That's more like it Red Hot Poker had fallen on his two comeback runs over fences following a long break, but he shaped much better at Newton Abbot last month when second back over hurdles and represents Nigel Twiston-Davies, who is no stranger to the winner's spot here.
I saw full-flowering Aubrieta over dry-stone rocks cascade And complement the riotous red glory of a Peony marinade With Anenome blue, Clematis white and a Red Hot Poker on fire, Cooled by the yellow malice of the ice plant Sedum minor Combined with ephemeral Hibiscus and aged Convolvulus tricolor And delicate balls of Fuchsia bells aflame against the south-facing Wall of illusion, radiant in substance and sparkling in metaphor.
Adrian finally told the authorities of his ordeal in 2003 and Helen was sentenced to two years in jail for procuring him and his youngest sister for sex, and threatening the girl with a red hot poker to her face.
Observes Patrick: "They'd rather have a red hot poker shoved in their eye.
In this category of water-thrifty plants, all highlighted by Amos, are the following: crepe-flowered rock rose (Cistus), tall and daisy-flowered Cosmos, Cotoneaster, silverberry (Elaeagnus), purple-flowered and self-sowing Verbena bonariensis, yellow-blooming Jerusalem sage (Phlomis fruticosa) and red hot poker (Kniphofia).
On one occasion I stood too close to our metal work teacher who was shaping a red hot poker.
Despite his advancing years, Red Hot Poker has few miles on the clock and has shown enough in three starts for current connections to suggest he can pick up a handicap hurdle in this grade.
I tend to sow only larger seeded species such as lupin, delphinium and red hot poker (Kniphofia) outside, preferring to sow smaller seeded subjects, particularly campanula and aquilegia, in trays of compost.