KNIPHOFIA uvaria 'Grandiflora Mixture'

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KNIPHOFIA uvaria 'Grandiflora Mixture'

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Cape Poker
[Royal Castle Hybrids, Pfitzer Mix]
(praecox)
Select Item No. KA052

Available

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asphodelaceae
Origin: South Africa
Special Features: Stunning combination of red, orange and yellow.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixure of red, orange and yellow colors
Natural Flowering Period: August - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: long, strap-shaped basal leaves
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.43902 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
410
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
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):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 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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