KNIPHOFIA caulescens

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KNIPHOFIA caulescens

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily
Select Item No. KG037

Also available as:

1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asphodelaceae
Origin: South Africa: wet grassland in the mountains, marshy places.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
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Special Features: Dense flower panicles on thick stems.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: coral red with yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: yucca like clumps with striking blue green foliage
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / solitary plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.2273 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.24215 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
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