Flamenco Kniphofia - Accent Flower Garden Seed
100 Seeds. The Kniphofia Flamenco plant (Kniphofia uvaria), is a robust semi-evergreen. They grow 2-3 feet high and 2 feet wide. It is usually disease free. Drought tolerant but will grow wonderfully if care is still taken to water it during the summer months. If they are planted early enough, flowers will bloom in the first year.
Generally, a low maintenance plant. They appear as if they are glowing at certain parts of the day during late summer/early fall. The bright colors add an exotic feel to a garden.
Kniphofia make great cut flowers, because they last a long time. The plant itself will die if left in standing water
Other Names: Red Hot Poker, torch lily
Seeds per Oz: Approx 12,000
Days to Maturity: Approx 110-129
Open Pollinated: Yes
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Uses: Flower Garden
Temp Preference: Warmer
Light Preference: Full Sun, Partial Shade in the warmest climates
Resistances: Deer, Rabbits, drought
Comments:Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies.
|Seed Planting Depth||Seeds per Ounce||Germination Temperature||Days to Germination||Row Spacing||Plant Spacing||100' Row Yield||Sun|
|Lightly dust with soil||Approx 12,000||60-75 degrees||21-28||24 inches||24 inches||N/A||Full Sun|
Sowing: Sow indoor 6-8 weeks before planting outside. Sow three seeds in one container. Can also be sown outdoors in a prepared bed. Plant in the spring or late fall.
Transplanting: Do not plant with crown deeper than 3 inches.
Soil Preference: Prefers soil with added compost. It prefers a fertile loam. Well-draining.
Other Tips:Will over winter, in colder climates, tie foliage together during winter, or covering with mulch. Damaged or dead foliage should be trimmed in the spring.