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Dwarf Pokers

Botanical name: Kniphofia hybrids
Family: Liliaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial.
Planting time: Winter.
Size: 60cm tall x 50-70cm wide.
Depth and Spacing: Plant with the crown (where the roots meets the leaves) just below soil surface level and 50-70 cm apart - leaving room for the plants to clump up.
Aspect: Full sun to light shade.
Soil: Well drained. Soggy Winter soils will cause the rhizomes to rot.
Watering: Keep moist whilst growing.
Fertilising: Complete fertiliser
Flowering time: Spring - summer.
Comments: These old favourites are extremely hardy & require very little care.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Dwarf Pokers, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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