Kniphofia parviflora


Quick Characteristics:

Height: 60-80cm (2-2.6 ft)
Flower Colors: yellow, green, brown
Flower Season: mid summer to late summer
Life form: rhizome
 

Kniphofia parviflora Kunth is found in grassland and marshy places up to 2000 m from the Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal. Plants are usually solitary and range in size from 25 to 80 cm. Leaves are recurved and keeled with smooth margins. Flowers are scented, one-sided with greenish brown to maroon hanging buds and small creamy green to yellow flowers. Photos 1-3 were taken in January 2010 by Mary Sue Ittner at Satansnek Pass and Maclear.

Kniphofia parviflora, Satansnek, Mary Sue IttnerKniphofia parviflora, Satansnek, Mary Sue IttnerKniphofia parviflora, Maclear, Mary Sue Ittner

Photos from Cameron McMaster taken in the Eastern Cape. The first three photos were taken at Tordoon and the last at Mount Thomas.

Kniphofia parviflora, Tordoon, Cameron McMasterKniphofia parviflora, Tordoon, Cameron McMasterKniphofia parviflora, Tordoon, Cameron McMasterKniphofia parviflora, Mount Thomas, Cameron McMaster

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