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Kniphofia northiae (Kniphofia, Broad Leaved Poker)

Type Herbaceous flower, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer), Light green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Tender Exotic
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Kniphofia northiae:

  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant

Weaknesses of Kniphofia northiae

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Kniphofia northiae:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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