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Kniphofia acraea

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Kniphofia acraea, inflorescence.
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A rare, small Kniphofia that is endemic to South Africa, only known from two areas high in the mountains of the Eastern Cape Province, near Cradock and Somerset East. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Autumn

Special features

Attracts birds

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Asphodelaceae

Flower colour

Cream, Yellow

Credits

profile iconKniphofia acraea
by Ntuthuko Mabuya, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, May 2018 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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