Definition of Poker plant

1. Noun. Clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers.

Exact synonyms: Kniphofia Uvaria
Generic synonyms: Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Flameflower, Kniphofia, Tritoma
Specialized synonyms: Kniphofia Praecox, Red-hot Poker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poker Plant

poker alumroot
poker back
poker chip
poker chips
poker face
poker faced
poker faces
poker game
poker hand
poker heuchera
poker machine
poker machines
poker plant (current term)
poker run
poker runs
poker spine
pokes borack
pokes borax
pokes fun

Literary usage of Poker plant

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... of tender autumn-blooming bulbs from South Africa with dense clusters of pendulous, tubular flowers \% in. long, resembling those of the poker plant ..."

2. The Beginner's Garden Book: A Textbook for the Upper Grammar Grades by Allen French (1922)
"These pinks are easily grown from seed (treat as above, but give a foot of space) or from root-divisions. poker plant, or Red-hot poker plant: A brilliant ..."

3. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"... Devil's night-cap and Devil's mustard are also on record as plant names. In Germany there are Devil's oaks. The Tritoma or poker-plant is called ..."

4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"The Tritoma, or Red-hot poker plant, and also Flame Flower, as it is popularly known, is a very beautiful, half-hardy, herbaceous plant, native of the south ..."

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