Mažoji knipofija – Kniphofia pumila

Mažoji knipofija

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameMažoji knipofija
Latin plant nameKniphofia pumila (Aiton.) Kunth.
English plant nameDwarf Red Hot Poke
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • orange
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. Scrub is divided in Spring. Seeds are sown in boxes or hot beds in May. Seeds germinate within 10-15 days. The flower begins blooming in 3-4 years. 350 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 10 grams of seeds sown.

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