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Winter Poker

Kniphofia rooperi

Also known as

Rooper's Red-Hot Poker, Lentevuurpyl (Afr.), Icacane (Isizulu), Poker plant

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Winter Poker Overview

This evergreen perennial produces beautiful flowers with buds ranging from bright red to orange-yellow and the actual flowers ranging from orange-red to yellow-green during winter and early spring. It grows best in wetter areas. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.

Common problems with Winter Poker

How to propagate Winter Poker

Seed

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Special features of Winter Poker

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Other uses of Winter Poker

Ornamental, ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Medicinal

Indigenous Bulbs | Bees

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