Kniphofia thompsonii

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Common Name:

Torch Lily


South Africa


Clump-forming Perennial

Red-orange tubular bloom sprays in spring are similar to Aloe’s torch sprays, last for weeks, and are attractive to hummingbirds. Rhizomatous. Needs rich soil with excellent drainage.


Temperature: Hardy to below 0°F

Sun: Sun to Part Shade

Water: Moderate; Drought Tolerant

Size: 3 ft tall clumps; blooms to 6ft.

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