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Kniphofia 'John Benary'

Common Name: Red Hot Poker

Plant Family: Asphodelaceae

Kniphofia  'John Benary'
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Price:  £5.00
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Availability:  

  

12 in stock

Size/Qty:  1.5 litre pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  Orange
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants


Tall variety with vibrant, orange-red flowers in late summer. Perfect for adding height and structure to a mixed border. Can grow to 5-6ft tall but may be shorter in some soils. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Good for coastal gardens and loved by bees.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall