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Kniphofia rooperi (photo courtesy of Martin Hughes-Jones/Alamy)
Kniphofia rooperi (photo courtesy of Martin Hughes-Jones/Alamy)

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Kniphofia rooperi

Red-Hot Poker, Torch Lily

Perennials, Flowers

Native to South Africa’s eastern Cape. Grows to 4 ft. tall and wide, with keeled green leaves that remain evergreen only in the mildest part of the range. The inflorescence is more egg-shaped than spherical, yellow at the very bottom and orange above; blooms in winter.

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