Kniphofia Scorched Corn

Scorched Corn is sublime dwarf clumping perennial form of torch lily or poker. Architectural foliage provides year round interest, flowers making a bold statement throughout the summer months.

Botanical NameKniphofia x linearifolia
Common NameScorched Corn
Key FeaturesNew flowers start off burnt orange and fade to beige & then to cream as they age.
SizeFoliage growing to 50cm tall x 60cm wide with flower stems up to 150cm tall.
PositionPrefer well-drained soil in sun or part shade, tolerant of coastal conditions.
DescriptionFlowers making a bold statement throughout the summer month.
Cultural NotesLow maintenance. Low water requirements.Frost and heat hardy once established. Remove spent flower heads to encourage new growth.
Landscape IdeasGreat in large pots, mass plantings, mixed garden beds and for adding architectural character.
Water RequirementsLow
  • Will add architectural foliage to your garden.
  • Tolerates coastal gardens.
  • Full Sun position.
  • Flowers in summer.