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Tritoma (a/k/a Kniphofia) Seeds...Seed from Red Hot Poker

Common Names: Red Hot Poker
Height: 32" to 36"
Spread: 18" to 24"
Flower color: Red, Orange and Yellow
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Zone: 5-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich, well drained
Other info: Makes a dramatic cut flower. Should bloom first year from seed sown early.

Red Hot Poker - 'Flamenco'
** Red Kniphofia uvaria photo **
** Orange Kniphofia uvaria photo **
** Yellow Red Hot Poker **

#0895a Tritoma (Red Hot Poker) 'Flamenco' seeds:
(Input number of packets into checkbox -- $1.00 per packet)
[15 seeds per packet]
Germination: Fairly easy germination. Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seeds on good seed starting mix, covering seeds lightly with mix. Moisten mix and keep moist until germination begins. Place container in location at 68-70°F. Seed should begin germinating in 10-21 days. (This is supposed to bloom the first year from seed, but my plants started early in 2005 didn't bloom in 2005.)

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Kniphofia uvaria at Dave's Garden
2) Kniphofia at Wikipedia
3) Kniphofia uvaria at USDA

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