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Common Marsh Poker

Kniphofia linearifolia

Also known as

Vuurpyl (Afr.), Icacane, Umathunga (Zulu)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Common Marsh Poker Overview

This is an attractive plant, with showy greenish yellow to yellow flowers and long, narrow leaves. It is suited to temperate gardens where it forms a strong contrast to small- or round-leaved plants. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Common Marsh Poker

Attracts birds

Attracts bees

Wet sites

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