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Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch' (Red hot poker 'Tetbury Torch' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Tetbury Torch'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Tetbury Torch' _ 'Tetbury Torch' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, dark green leaves and erect, reddish-brown stems bearing terminal spikes of tubular, orange-flushed yellow flowers in early summer and again from late summer into autumn.


Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

Yellow, Flushed orange in Summer; Yellow, Flushed orange in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back spent flower stems.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets


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Where to grow

Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch' (Red hot poker 'Tetbury Torch' ) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Tetbury Torch'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Tetbury Torch' _ 'Tetbury Torch' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, dark green leaves and erect, reddish-brown stems bearing terminal spikes of tubular, orange-flushed yellow flowers in early summer and again from late summer into autumn.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Flushed orange in Summer; Yellow, Flushed orange in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back spent flower stems.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Kniphofia 'Tetbury Torch' (Red hot poker 'Tetbury Torch' ) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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My torch lilies will have the green shoots turn a rust brown. The plant continues to grow and produce beautiful blooms..I do not know if the color change needs to be addressed with soil treatment or… read more

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