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Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red' (Red Hot Poker)

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Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red' (red hot poker)

Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red' (Red Hot Poker)

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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July to October
Hardiness: fully hardy
Tall, bright and imposing, kniphofias lend height, vibrancy and drama to any garden. 'Nancy's Red' produces bold spikes of coral-red flowers from summer through to autumn and is a little shorter than many cultivars, so is more suitable for smaller gardens. For maximum impact, plant in bold clumps in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil, against a background of tall ornamental grasses, or as part of an exotic planting scheme. Good in containers, too. An easy and undemanding plant.Garden care: In autumn remove and compost the faded, flower spikes and apply a deep, dry mulch around the crown of the plant. Cut back to the ground in spring to keep the foliage fresh-looking. Divide and re-plant overcrowded colonies in spring.



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