flame flower


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Noun1.flame flower - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowersflame flower - a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Kniphofia - genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae
Kniphofia uvaria, poker plant - clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers
2.flame flower - plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Talinum, Talinum - genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
narrow-leaved flame flower, Talinum augustissimum - similar to Talinum aurantiacum but with narrower leaves and yellow-orange flowers; southwestern United States
pigmy talinum, Talinum brevifolium - low plant with crowded narrow succulent leaves and fairly large deep pink axillary flowers that seem to sit on the ground; southwestern United States
rock pink, Talinum calycinum - pink-flowered perennial of rocky regions of western United States
jewels-of-opar, Talinum paniculatum - erect plant with tuberous roots and terminal panicles of red to yellow flowers; southwestern North America to Central America; widely introduced elsewhere
spiny talinum, Talinum spinescens - low cushion-forming plant with rose to crimson-magenta flowers and leaf midribs that persist as spines when the leaves die; southwestern United States
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Another climber, Pyrostegia venusta, the Flame Flower, is from that same family but native of Brazil.
The red flame flower, Tropaeolum speciosum, is an excellent supporting player for the dark green leaves of a yew hedge because once established it continually throws up new shoots to replace those that die back or are cut back when pruning the yew.
If you find them too sombre, lighten them up with a striking seasonal climber, such as The Scottish Flame Flower, Tropaeoleum speciosum, with glorious red flowers.
Clematis are ideal, as are delicate climbers such as Tropaeolum speciosem or Chilean flame flower and tender perennials such as Eccremocarpus scaber that is usually grown as an annual.