kniphofia


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kniphofia

(nɪˈfəʊfɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the perennial southern African genus Kniphofia, some species of which are cultivated for their conical spikes of bright red or yellow drooping tubular flowers: family Liliaceae. Also called: red-hot poker
[named after J. H. Kniphof (1704–1763), German doctor and botanist]
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Noun1.kniphofia - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowerskniphofia - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Kniphofia - genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae
Kniphofia uvaria, poker plant - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers
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kniphófia
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Kniphofia rooperi has red fading to yellow rounded flower heads, while 'Tetbury Torch' is an orangeyellow variety with two flowering seasons - early June and late summer.
Kniphofia 'Credit: A sunny position will make them feel at home and they do well in coastal areas.
Choice ones to look out for are 'Green Jade' (jade green flowers), 'Bee's Lemon' (fresh lemon yellow flowers), 'Toffee Nosed' (orangebrown-tipped cream) and 'Timothy' Kniphofia 'Bees' Lemon' Credit ballyrobertgardens.com Kniphofia rooperi has red fading yellow rounded flower heads, while 'Tetbury Torch' is an orangeyellow variety with two flowering seasons - early June and late summer.
Agapanthus complements pokers nicely Kniphofia 'Green Jade' Credit: claireaustinhardyplants.co.uk Kniphofia 'Toffee Nosed' Credit: barnes nurseries.co.uk Kniphofia 'Tubergeniana' is a yellow orange coloured variety Credit: www.rhsplants.co.uk Kniphofia 'Bees Sunset' Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch' Credit www.lassicroses.co.uk Kniphofia rooperi
Kniphofia "Timothy", known as red hot pokers, add interest to the late summer garden and are easy to grow in full sun.
Kniphofia "Timothy"- known as red hot pokers - add interest to the late summer garden and are easy to grow in full sun.
Plant purple-leaved Sedum Atropurpureum or Ruby Glow and add height with the dainty Kniphofia galpinii, a yellow poker that flowers into autumn.
KNIPHOFIA UVARIA 'ECHO ROJO' CUT a dash and introduce a vivid display of red hot pokers to your borders.
Best of the bunch KNIPHOFIA (RED HOT POKER) Kniphofias add a touch of the exotic to the late summer border.
Hot stuff Kniphofia uvaria, more commonly known as Red Hot Poker, is a traditional cottage garden favourite.
Apply a mulch to protect plants that are borderline hardy such as agapanthus, kniphofia and phygelius ?