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Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom' (Red hot poker 'Jenny Bloom')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Jenny Bloom'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Jenny Bloom' _ 'Jenny Bloom' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with grass-like leaves and tall spikes of peachy-orange flowers that fade to cream in mid-summer and early autumn.


Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright

Flower

Orange, Fading to cream in Summer; Fading to cream, Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom' (Red hot poker 'Jenny Bloom') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, loamy soil or sandy soil enriched with humus. Dislikes chalky soils. Best in full sun but will tolerate parital shade, although flowering will be reduced. Protect young plants with a mulch in winter.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Jenny Bloom'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Jenny Bloom' _ 'Jenny Bloom' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with grass-like leaves and tall spikes of peachy-orange flowers that fade to cream in mid-summer and early autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Orange, Fading to cream in Summer; Fading to cream, Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Kniphofia 'Jenny Bloom' (Red hot poker 'Jenny Bloom') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, loamy soil or sandy soil enriched with humus. Dislikes chalky soils. Best in full sun but will tolerate parital shade, although flowering will be reduced. Protect young plants with a mulch in winter.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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