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Kniphofia ensifolia

Common name torch lily
Family xanthorrhoeaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8-10)
Flowers yellow/orange
Size 4-6'
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Evergreen perennial from South Africa with typical "red hot poker" type flower spikes, although the coloration on this one appears to be more subtle than some, with soft yellow flowers and coral/orange buds.

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 NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (75%G, 8-19d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (38%G, 9-12d)

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