Kniphofia rufa 'Rasta'

This graceful poker has slender evergreen grassy leaves and unusual pendulous tuber flowers; coral red in bud, opening to zingy lime green. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200967-1 £8.95

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More Details

This graceful poker has slender evergreen grassy leaves and unusual pendulous tuber flowers; coral red in bud, opening to zingy lime green.

Genus Kniphofia
Group/Species rufa
Variety Rasta
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Red hot poker, torch lily
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 1m (3ft 3in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Add organic fertiliser when planting and position in a sunny spot.
Care Tips Mulch annually around the base of the plant, avoiding the foliage. Protect young plants in cold weather and remove dead or dying leaves and spent flowers as they go over.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Kniphofia rufa 'Rasta' reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Mr Hargreaves

Hasn't arrived yet so no stars really!

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Reviewed 24th March 2020 by John

Poor service and no plants received.