Kniphofia Tawny King


Kniphofia Tawny King is an upright perennial with strap-shaped leaves. From mid summer to mid-autumn, atop dark upright stems, spikes of apricot-brown buds open, from the bottom of the head upwards, to reveal cream tubular flowers.



Plant in moist light well drained soil. Full sun. Hardy.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.