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 pot 511540-1 £9.95 In stock
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3 x 9cm pots 511540-3 £27.95 In stock
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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 Perennial
Common Name Red hot poker, torch lily
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. For best effect plant in groups of 3 or more.
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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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 3-4 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

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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.