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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.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 9cm pot (200967-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200967-3)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
rufa
Common name
Red Hot Poker
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

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

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.