Border Ballet Torch Flower

Kniphofia 'Border Ballet'

SKU
06215
Showy flower stalks in colors of orange, red, pink, yellow and creamy pastels rise above handsome clumps of coarse, sword-shaped, bluish-green leaves. Ideal for xeriscape gardens and tropical look or as cut flower. Herbaceous perennial. Established clumps are best left undisturbed.
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationnip-HOFF-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMulti-colored blooms in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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