Kniphofia uvaria

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Common Name:

Red Hot Poker


South Africa


Clump-forming Perennial

Late summer red tubular blooms are similar to Aloe’s torch sprays, attractive to hummingbirds. Needs rich soil with excellent drainage.


Temperature: Hardy to 5°F

Sun: Sun to Part Shade

Water: Moderate; Drought Tolerant

Size: 2-3 feet tall clumps, blooms to 6 feet high

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