Kniphofia Crown Hybrid

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The red, orange, and yellow spikes of flowers grow 12 to 18 inches long. The flowers grow on stalks on top of long, sword-like, grey-green leaves 32-48 inches.

  • Seed Count: 270

4825 in stock

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Kniphofia Crown Hybrid

Kniphofia Crown Hybrid. A hardy perennial, producing unique bright flowers originally from Africa. The red, orange, and yellow spikes of flowers grow 12 to 18 inches long. The flowers grow on stalks on top of long, sword-like, grey-green leaves 32-48 inches. These showy flowers are perfect in the front of a shrub border, in the back of flower gardens, or lining a long driveway. A great cut flower. They tolerate wind and prefer moist soil.

 Cultivation Advice Kniphofia Crown Hybrid

Days To Germination: 7-25 days

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65-75F

Planting Depth:  1/4 inch

Spacing, Plant: 18-24 inches

Plant Height:  32 to 48 inches

Light:   Full Sun/Part Sun

  • Seed can be started under-cover from 4-6 weeks before last frost through to Jul, ensuring 65-75F to achieve good germination.
  • Cover seeds with 1/4 inch of soil.
  • Plants require light for best germination.
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • Transplant indoor plants when young seedlings are about 2-3 inches high into 3 inch pots and then place in a cool place for 10 to 15 days.
  • Set the plants outdoors after all danger of frost  spaced 18 to 24 inches.
  • Sowings made in mid-summer and after should be over-wintered on a cool place before planting the following spring.
  • Fertilize monthly during growing season.
  • Plants should only be divided when plants show overcrowding.
  • When divided, the plants will not flower for a season until they become use to the new location.