kniphofia definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of flowers, of genus Kniphofia, having brilliant, upright flowers
    • A genus of large and showy liliaceous plants of tribe Hemerocalleœ, having long, narrow leaves and reflexed spiked blossoms with a narrow tubular perianth, short lobes, and hypogynous Stamens.
    • a plant of this genus Kniphofia having lengthy grasslike leaves and high scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers

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