Common name: Tritome, False Aloe, Tissonnier
Height at maturity: 1.20 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: flowers
Flowering: May to October
Flower color: red, orange and yellow
Soil type: 50% garden soil and 50% horticultural soil
Watering: normal without excess
Use: massive, isolated or cut flowers
Diseases and Pests:-
Toxicity: not determined
Storage of seeds: 1 year in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
A perennial plant, the tritoma blooms from May to October composed of brilliant orange tubular flowers arranged in clusters on a 1.20 meter stem. The flowers appear from the bottom green to the top and offer a variegated color from yellow to red from their appearance to their maturity.
The leaves will be present all year round, they form a linear grass-like rosette 40cm long by 2cm wide and have a slightly arching habit.
The poker will find its place in the garden but it is necessary to protect its foot in winter by a good mulch or with a veil of wintering for example.