Torch Lily

Kniphofia ensifolia

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Kniphofia ensifolia
This torch lily is an attractive plant with erect, grey-green, deeply keeled leaves, forming large clumps with attractive white to greenish white or greenish yellow flowers borne on tall stalks in spring. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attracts birds

Wet sites

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Asphodelaceae

Flower colour

White, Cream, Green

Credits

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by Andrew Hankey, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, December 2003. With additions by Yvonne Reynolds (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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