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Common Marsh Poker

Kniphofia linearifolia

Also known as

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

Kniphofia linearifolia by Peter Warren (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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.

Common problems with Common Marsh Poker

How to propagate Common Marsh Poker

Seed

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Special features of Common Marsh Poker

Attracts birds

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Other uses of Common Marsh Poker

Ornamental, ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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