Thursday, 22 September 2011

Kniphofia northiae

With the forecast of a heatwave coming to the UK next week, the striking hot colours of the Red Hot Poker, 'Kniphofia northiae', have already emerged in expectation.

This RHS Award Garden of Merit plant, found in our herbaceous border, is a perennial with arching, mid green leaves producing sturdy, erect flower stems of yellow and orange.

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