hardiness of Kniphofia uvaria

Barbara Weintraub blweintraub1@earthlink.net
Sat, 07 Feb 2004 08:00:36 PST
I've seen this growing in a garden in the southern mountains of New Mexico 
and here in the northern part of the state. Both areas are nominally USDA 
zone 5.

>         Kniphofia uvaria Z8--the common "red hot poker", and as such far
>hardier than Z8.  The Pfitzer hybrids were raised and selected in Germany,
>for instance.  However, it has been hybridized and selected so I kon't know
>exactly how hardy the species itself is.

- Barbara

Leaf and Stone
Barbara L. Weintraub
Santa Fe, NM 87508-8769
Elevation 7000 ft.

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