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Kniphofia uvaria (Red Hot Poker (Yellow))
Kniphofia uvaria 'Glowstick' - Red Hot Pocker (Yellow) from Mortellaros

Red Hot Poker (Yellow)

Kniphofia uvaria 'Glowstick'

Kniphofia uvaria 'Glowstick' 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 'Glowstick' variety of Kniphofia uvaria is a modern cultivar that was developed to have brighter and longer-lasting flowers than the traditional species. 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
Rabbit Resistant


20-24 in



20-24 in

USDA Hardiness Zone 9b

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
Full Sun to Part Shade
Water Needs