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Kniphofia

Kniphofia (nip-hoh-feee-uh) Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily; Asphodelaceae Family. Mostly hardy perennials; slender leaves and pyramidal spires of yellow and red, down-turned, tubular flowers all summer. Flower stems 3 to 4 feet high. Well drained soil and some shade in southern zones are needed . 

A sun lover that likes it hot and dry, Kniphofia can be grown in any well-drained soil, though a good supply of water is appreciated when blooming. Prefers rich, organic, medium-moisture, well-drained soils; and is intolerant of wet, heavy soils.

Kniphofia will benefit by having its leaf tips trimmed in the spring to stimulate healthy, new growth. In zones 5 and 6, the foliage can be mulched or tied together over the crown of the plant in the fall to keep water from settling on the crown and freezing.

Attributes: border plant, containers, cut flower, drought and salt tolerant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • Kniphofia 'Solar Flare'
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

    Kniphofia 'Solar Flare' PPAF (25) BR Plants

    Kniphofia 'Solar Flare' PPAF (25) Bare Root Plants PYROMANIA™ CollectionCommon Name: Red Hot PokerChartreuse yellow buds mature to creamy white as the flowers open. The last member of the collection to bloom. Members of the PYROMANIA™...

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  • Kniphofia 'Flashpoint' 
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

    Kniphofia 'Flashpoint' PPAF (25) BR Plants

    Kniphofia 'Flashpoint' PPAF (25) Bare Root Plants PYROMANIA™ Collection Common Name: Red Hot PokerChartreuse yellow buds mature to creamy white as the flowers open. The last member of the collection to bloom.A brand new genus for Proven...

    $201.00
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