Kniphofia uvaria

Kniphofia uvaria
Kniphofia uvaria

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Botanical name: Kniphofia uvaria

Kniphofia uvaria, also known as Cape red-hot poker, is a striking perennial plant native to South Africa. It produces tall spikes of tubular flowers that range from red to yellow, creating a fiery display that attracts pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. It is a low-maintenance plant that can tolerate drought, heat, and various soil conditions. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil, and blooms from summer to autumn. It is ideal for adding vertical interest, color, and wildlife attraction to borders, cottage gardens, and water gardens. It is also popular as a cut flower.

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Family: Asphodelaceae
Type: succulent
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