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Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.85m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Timothy'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Timothy'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Timothy' _ 'Timothy' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, grass-like leaves and, in late summer to early autumn, upright spikes of red flowers opening from orange-red buds.


Kniphofia 'Timothy' is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

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 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy') will reach a height of 0.85m and a spread of 0.5m 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

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)

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Botanical name

Kniphofia 'Timothy'

Other names

Red hot poker 'Timothy'

Genus

Kniphofia Kniphofia

Variety or Cultivar

'Timothy' _ 'Timothy' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, grass-like leaves and, in late summer to early autumn, upright spikes of red flowers opening from orange-red buds.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


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 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy') will reach a height of 0.85m and a spread of 0.5m 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

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)

USDA zones

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

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