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Torch Lily: Xeric Plant of the Month

Torch lily with orange blooms

Torch Lily in the Broomfield Xeriscape Demonstration Garden. Photo Credit: Katie Ward

The featured Xeriscape plant for September is the Torch Lily, commonly known as the Red Hot Poker. This herbaceous perennial plant is known for its upright, tubular flower spikes which emerge from clusters of green, grass-like foliage. The Torch Lily blooms from the base and spikes upward displaying beautiful bi-colored red, orange or yellow “torches.”

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