Kniphofia uvaria / Red Hot Poker

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Synonym Names:

Family: Liliaceae

Location:

This perennial will reach about 3' tall and has large green leaves with orange flowers that bloom in summer and fall.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Perennial

Height Range

1-3'

Width Range

Flower Color

Orange

Flower Season

Summer, Fall

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Heat, Windy Conditions, Deer

Design

Design Styles

Meadow, Seascape, Tropical

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Unusual Shape

Seasonal Interest

Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Perennial Border, Foundation, Walls / Fences, With Rocks

Special Uses

Cut Flowers, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

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