Red Hot Poker - Kniphofia trianularis

Red Hot Poker is a deciduous perennial with arching, grass-like foliage and slender spikes of tubular orange flowers. Blooming in late summer and fall, it will provide valuable colour to prairie or cottage style planting schemes.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Orange
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Dry Areas
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Remove and compost the faded flower spikes in fall and apply a deep, dry mulch around the crown of the plant. Divide and re-plant overcrowded colonies in spring.Kniphofia tolerates heat and dry conditions once it becomes established.

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