Kniphofla uvaria

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    Kniphofla uvaria @ Nishiaidu
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    Kniphofla uvaria @ Nishiaidu
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Basic information

Flower Name
Kniphofla uvaria
Formal Name
Kniphofla uvaria
Alias
Red Hot Poker, Tritoma, Torch lily, Kniphofia
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Kniphofla uvaria

Kniphofla uvaria or Tritoma (scientific name: Kniphofla uvaria) is an evergreen perennial in the family Asphodelaceae, native to South Africa. It is now called Kniphofia, but it is not used very often. In summer, the inflorescence grows about 20 cm from the tip of the flower stalk and the downward-facing cylindrical flowers bloom densely. The flower color of the bud is orange at the beginning of blooming and turns yellow when it blooms. The inflorescence blooms from below, so the bottom is yellow and the top is orange.

Common name: Kniphofla uvaria, Scientific name: Kniphofla uvaria, Also known as Tritoma, the red bear lily, Torch lily, Red Hot Poker, Leaf shape: Broadly linear, Leaf margin: Narrowly serrated, Inflorescence length. Flower diameter: 0.5 to 1.5 cm, inflorescence: general inflorescence, flowering season: June to October, use: flower bed and cut flowers.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Asphodelaceae
Genus
Kniphofia
Species
K. uvaria
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Lily
Leaf type
Wide linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
60 ~ 180 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 1.5

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