Kniphofia uvaria Flamenco

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$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017 – Only a couple left!

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New improvement to an old garden favorite. Kniphofia Flamenco flowers its first year with bottlebrush spikes of firey red, orange, yellow and creamy tones. (Like a Tequila Sunrise upside down). Good for smaller gardens.

An All-American Selections Winner 1999.

Details

Item Code: KNFL
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30"
Spacing: Plant 20" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: Orange
Accent: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Kniphofia General Information

Kniphofia are old-fashioned favorites. A sun-lover that likes it hot and dry. Avoid too moist (wet feet). Best selection for hotter zones.

Kniphofia Plant Care

Dead heading may prolong blooming by removing old flower spikes. Foliage may decline after flowering, simply cut back foliage by one half to freshen. Leave foliage for winter protection and cut back to 3" in spring. Divide in spring. Apply general purpose fertilizer in spring before new growth begins.