Exposure
Sun
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Green
Red
Water Requirements
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions

Kniphofia 'Traffic Light'

Red Hot Poker

Tubular flower spikes of coral red, amber and green arise from clumps of grasslike foliage on thick, bare stalks. Very effective for adding vertical lines to plantings in the border or elsewhere, and a sublime cut flower.


Dwarf

Height:

18-20 in

Spacing:

16"

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Red/Yellow

Kniphofia (nip-foh'-fi-ah)

Family: Liliaceae · Common Name: Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily

Slender stalks topped with dense spikes of vibrant tubular flowers above attractive grass-like foliage. Ideal for perennial, hummingbird or mixed shrub gardens, or as long-lasting cut flowers. Water well while in bloom to prolong flowering.

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