KNIPHOFIA galpinii

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KNIPHOFIA galpinii

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily
(TRITOMA)
Select Item No. KA040

Available

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asphodelaceae
Special Features: Red buds.
 
Basic Colour: (orange)
Flower Colour: orange-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - November
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: grass-like
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
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.

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