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Kniphofia x 'Earliest of All'

Also called Torch Lily, Tritoma


More About Kniphofia x 'Earliest of All'

  • Flower spikes are dense, orange pendants with yellow stamens
  • Clumps of narrow, strap-like, gray-green foliage
  • Tough, evergreen foliage has an upright, arching habit
  • A colourful addition to hot, dry locations
  • Bloom Time: July and may rebloom in the fall
  • Flower Height: 100 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

70-80 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Red Hot Poker Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained, sandy soil, in full sun. It is recommended tying up the leaves of kniphofia in the winter to keep the crowns dry, then in the spring remove the old foliage. Drought tolerant once established. 


Kniphofia x 'Earliest of All' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green
Gray