Regal torchlily

Kniphofia caulescens

Kniphofia caulescens, Regal Torchlily, Plant Select
Kniphofia caulescens, Regal Torchlily, Plant Select
Gorgeous blue-green rosettes of foliage are garden worthy in their own right. By late summer the clump is crowned with glowing crimson, golden, and ivory torches that create a focal point in the border or xeriscape. One of the most versatile and showy of wild torch lilies, this promises to be a "must have" for all who see it. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Pull brown leaves in spring. Deadhead spent flower stalks for aesthetics.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 36-40 inches
Width 24-30 inches
Flowering Season Late July to September
Flower Color Orange
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-9
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2010
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand trim back dead stems and leaves in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance, if this plant likes where its living it will be a long lived perennial.Good winter drainage is key.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft