KNIPHOFIA hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® KNIPHOFIA hirsuta  'Fire Dance' Seeds

KNIPHOFIA hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily
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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
Special Features: Hardiest Red Hot Poker, colorful blooms, dense spikes. Drought resistant, low-growing seed strain. Excellent in containers, too. Best winter hardy cultivar.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2006.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: coral red, turning yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: arching, narrow and rough to the touch, striking blue green
Growth Habit: clumping / compact / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / humus rich, fertile
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting / flowering pot plant
Portion weight: 0.2857 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 3.1746 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(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: Dark-germinator, must be covered, allow 5-6 weeks.
Sowing to Germination: 5 - 6 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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