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Kniphofia hirsuta

Common name torch lily; red hot poker
Family asphodelaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-9)
Flowers red/yellow
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Several cultivars of this species are smaller than the typical red hot pokers. Not sure of the heritage of the seed for which I traded.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: left fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '06 trade, collected in '05. Baggy 70F (67%G, 12-20d)
  2. Seed from '10 trade. Baggy 70F (63%G, 17-22d)
  3. Seed from NARGS '20/'21 exchange. Baggy 70F (73%G, 12-24d)

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