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Kniphofia rooperi

Common Name: Red Hot Poker

Plant Family: Asphodelaceae

Kniphofia rooperi
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

10 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 

1 Litre pot
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A vigourous perennial with long arching deeply-keeled leaves, and large oval heads of tubular yellow flowers opening from orange buds. For well drained, neutral to acidic soil in full sun. Needs good drainage. Good for coastal gardens and attracts 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    

 

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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 (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant 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.