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Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma
Kniphofia 'Border Ballet'

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Family: Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Kniphofia (nip-HOFF-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Border Ballet

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Pale Yellow

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lula, Georgia

Hebron, Kentucky

Pikesville, Maryland

Prosperity, South Carolina

Austin, Texas

Leesburg, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 23, 2005, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

A classic border plant, Red Hot Pokers take some beating in the summer borders! The elegant spikes are produced in a good range of colour combinations, inlcuding unusual pastel shades. They last for many years and thrive in most conditions. Flowers June - September. Height 36in.

I am really excited to see of this plant blooms next year, it is a new one for me in 2005