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Kniphofia ‘Bees Lemon’

Kniphofia

Torch Lily or Red Hot Poker

“Red Hot Poker” is the local nickname for these bold handsome natives of Madagascar and tropical South Africa. Brought to England in 1707, they were kept as greenhouse treasures until 1848, when someone had the bright idea of planting them outdoors, and their abiding hardiness was discovered. The old-fashioned orange and yellow form has survived years of neglect in abandoned gardens here on the coast; the new hybrids and species we offer, in versatile creamy-yellows, chartreuses, soft melons and louder colors, are more suitable to modern schemes, but are just as hardy and reliable. The thick, almost succulent leaf blades are mostly evergreen, and of interest even when the cylindrical flower spikes are absent. Heat and drought tolerant.

 

<i>Kniphofia</i> ‘Bees Lemon’

Escape the dog days of summer with the refreshing cool-toned flowers of this smaller statured Kniphofia. Adopting a fine-textured aspect, narrow arching grass-green leaves plus lean stalks present lime-green buds and close-knit lemon-yellow blooms. Enjoyed by bees, butterflies and gardeners, ‘Bees’ Lemon’ assures long-lasting late season color that easily partners with Eryngium alpinum and Rudbeckia ‘Viette’s Little Suzy’.

Blooms July–September

Size: 2' 0" – 3' 0" high x 18" – 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 6.

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Current Staff's Favorite Plant

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Our featured plant: Cyclamen coum

Sprout Inspiration, Botanical Gifts, Go-Green Sale has been extended!

Cyclamen coum

Indigenous to the Mediterranean, this easily grown tuberous plant has charm to spare. Copious rounded shiny dark green leaves are embellished with varied intricate silver markings, promising a lovely fall and wintertime display. Slender stems carry a colorful bee-friendly flood of enchanting blooms that range from soft pink to rich carmine shades. This long-lived summer-dormant perennial is undaunted by dry shade and deer, appreciates an annual mulch plus well-drained niches and spreads slowly to form a substantial clump. 

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