Common Flower Names Beginning With K.
Beds of established clivia (kaffir lily, bush lily) can be given a granular fertilizer such as 3:1:5 or 2:3:2 and will benefit from a thick layer of organic mulch such as well-rotted compost, annually.
Kalmia shrubs are about 0.2–5 m tall. Native to North America and Cuba, these shrubs thrive in acidic soils, with different species in wet acid bog habitats and dry, sandy soils.
The 6 cent stamp (illust) of the set of State floral emblem designs issued on 10 July 1968 also featured Red and Green Kangaroo Paw with the caption Kangaroo Paw. Not sure which of the many types of kangaroos it was fashioned after.
The king protea has been South Africa’s national flower since 1976. It also goes by the names giant protea, honeypot or king sugar bush.
This is an upright, clump-forming, somewhat short-lived perennial which typically grows 1.5-2′ tall. The flowers are deep purplish-red, domed, and scabiosa-like.
Kniphofia, also called tritoma, red hot poker, torch lily, knofflers or poker plant where about 70 species of Kniphofia occur in Africa and 47 of these are found in the eastern areas of South Africa.
Beauty bush – Kolkwitzia amabilis is a fast-growing shrub that’s easy to grow. It has pink, bell-shaped flowers which are quite charming.