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Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco Mix'

Kniphofia uvaria, also known as Red Hot Poker, is a striking and popular plant known for its bright, torch-like flower spikes that bloom from mid-summer to fall. The plant is also commonly referred to as red hot poker or torch lily due to its long, narrow, brightly colored flowers that resemble the shape of a flaming torch.


The 'Flamenco Mix' variety of Kniphofia uvaria is a modern cultivar that was developed to have vivid flower spike plumes of yellow mixed with orange and fiery red. This plant features slender, grass-like foliage that forms a clump up to 2 feet tall and wide. The foliage is a vibrant green and is evergreen in mild climates.


The flower spikes of Kniphofia uvaria 'Glowstick' grow up to 30 inches tall and are a bright yellow-green color, gradually turning to a vibrant coral-orange as they mature. The flowers are arranged in a dense cluster and are attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.


Kniphofia uvaria 'Glowstick' is a low-maintenance plant that thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It is drought-tolerant and can adapt to a wide range of soil types. This plant is ideal for mixed borders, rock gardens, and as a specimen plant in containers.

Pollinator Plant
Hummingbird
Rabbit Resistant
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Height

24-32 in

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Spread

32-48 in


USDA Hardiness Zone 9b

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Item Description
RHP-FLA-01 #001 RED HOT POKER, FLAMENCO View Current Crop Photo

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
High
Exposure
Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit
Perennial
Water Needs
Low