Kniphofia – Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens
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Kniphofia – also called Tritoma, Red hot poker, Torch lily or Poker plant is from the family Xanthorrhoeaceae.
The Kniphofia genus is named after Johann Hieronymus Kniphof, an 18th century German physician and botanist.
The Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens, Mt Tomah covers 252 hectares and sits on the summit of a basalt capped peak 1,000 metres above sea level in the World Heritage listed Greater Blue Mountains. The garden is home to a world class collection of plants from the cooler southern hemisphere.
Go to History to read more about these spectacular gardens.
Cool Climate Gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust.
The Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens, Mt Tomah, is on the Bells Line of Road via Bilpin, New South Wales, Australia.
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