Kniphofia 'Tawny King' (also called Red Hot Poker 'Tawny King')
Vigorous upright hardy perennial. Tall stems bear small orange flowers in summer, on tall dark bronze stems from July to October. Goes well with Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (shown, in background, above)
Summer to early autumn.
Upright habit. H: up to 1.2m.
Stem – straight, bronze-green.
Flowers – tubular, green-tipped, orange buds opening to cream flowers.
Sunny and sheltered. Flowering is reduced if planted in shade.
Does best in enriched sandy soil, moisture retentive, well drained.
Hardy if in well drained soil
Split and divide large clumps in spring or autumn. Protect from slugs.
Divide plants late spring.
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