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Kniphofia rooperi

Rooper's Fall-Flowering Red Hot Poker

Item #: 3036

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South Africa

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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This late-flowering South African red hot poker, native to coastal marshes, garner the attention at our September Open Garden Days. Instead of a typical poker-like flower head, Kniphofia rooperi boasts a broad, squatty head (like a former prez's womenfolk). Each flower head is exquisitely patterned yellow at the bottom and bright orange all the way to the top...a hummingbird delight. For us, the 3' flower spikes of Kniphofia rooperi emerge in August and continue through October.

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