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Torch Lily

Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

Highly attractive to hummingbirds, this showy perennial is native to South Africa. Plant will re-seed and should be deadheaded if volunteer plants are not wanted.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms summer to fall

Mature Height:

18-23 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Begin at 48-55°F and keep on the dry side until new sprouts appear. Once actively growing move to 60°F and keep evenly moist, allow to dry a little in between and fertilizer can be applied. Generally finishes in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown just below the soil surface with roots spread downward in the pot. Once planted, water sparingly and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in average garden soil. Drought tolerant once established.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.