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Torch Lily

Kniphofia ensifolia

Also known as


Full Sun
Easy care


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Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Torch Lily Overview

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.

Special features of Torch Lily

Attracts birds

Wet sites