Cutting back red hot poker leaves

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Hi, my red hot poker plant has just come to the end of flowering. I have read that I should cut the flower stems down as close to the root as possible but what about the leaves? I have trimmed off most of the dead ones but the green leaves are really long-too long to stand erect so they hang in a messy clump and look very untidy.

The leaves also offers cold protection to the plant's shallow roots and inhibits heaving. (FRAN KITTEK, THE MORNING CALL) Q: I would like to know if I must cut back all perennials for the winter. How to grow: kniphofia - Telegraph Matthew Wilson is curator of RHS Hyde Hall, Essex; How to grow . Kniphofia rooperi will thrive in a sunny spot, ideally south- or west-facing, and in well-draining, humus-rich garden soil. Kniphofia hirsuta, Fire Dance - Kniphofia at Kniphofia hirsuta, Fire Dance ... magnet this Red Hot Poker is brightly colored. ... seedlings have at least 2 pairs of true leaves before transplanting to the garden ...

SHOP ALL Kniphofia Looking for something with an exotic air? The name is a tongue twister (pronounced nee-FOF-ee-a) but these plants are easy to grow - many even say tough to kill - and deliver colorful, spiky, wand-like flowers that hummingbirds love. Once established, these Red Hot Poker plants can also manage drough

Red-hot pokers are grown in temperate gardens around the world. ... Kniphofia form large clumps of arching leaves which are long, narrow and tapering. red hot poker plant - Darrol

» Red Hot Poker – Something not to grow, and bunnies. ,Backyard Gardening Blog , ... I think I just killed my red hot poker plants. I cut them down to 3 inches. Will they survive? Tamara Says: May 9th, 2013 at 11:29 am. ... Keep the spent flower stalks cut back, and the plant will put up new flower stalks. And the hummingbirds in my yard ...

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Red-hot pokers are grown in temperate gardens around the world. ... Kniphofia form large clumps of arching leaves which are long, narrow and tapering.

The leaves of red hot poker plants are long and slim, very much like the look of a daylily. ... After blooming has finished for the season, don't cut back the foliage.

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2 Sep 2011 ... Enter Kniphofia, other wise known as Red Hot Poker plant. ... I reconstructed a fake burrow by cutting a black plastic nursery pot in half and then ... plant to grow as the leaves fold and the branches fall down when Tickled.