Torch Lily -

(Kniphofia 'Border Ballet')

Perennial Plants

Other Common Names: Border Ballet Red Hot Poker, Red Hot Poker,
Family: Asphodelaceae Genus: Kniphofia Cultivar: 'Border Ballet'
Border Ballet Red Hot Poker Planted · 13 years ago
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Dan Gerhardt

Dan Gerhardt · Gardenality Bud · Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F · Comment About Pruning
You can slightly trim back the foliage in winter, but don’t cut it back entirely. The crown is sensitive to cold and needs a clump of foliage to help protect it. Over trimming will also cause moisture retention around the crown, which is not good. Otherwise a hardy plant, and can reportedly be divided if necessary, but I have no direct experience of this.

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