Kniphofia "Red Admiral"

Red-hot poker

1,3 m. 4,26 f.
Family: Liliaceae

Genus: Kniphofia

Herbaceous, rhizomatous plants with oblong, green leaves, native to Africa. Grown for their elongated, cylindrical flowers, borne on tall, erect stems.
They grow in full sun or part shade, in sandy, drained, moderately moist soils.
Plant in rock gardens, arrangements and groups, or use for cut flowers.
Remove overmature inflorescences.
Propagated by division in early spring and autumn.
Subject to viruses. Very attractive to bees.
Latin name: Kniphofia "Red Admiral"
Deciduous variety with red flowers in summer.