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Kniphofia uvaria 'Alcazar'

Also called Torch Flower, Tritoma


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Kniphofia uvaria 'Alcazar' - Red Hot Poker

More About Kniphofia uvaria 'Alcazar'

  • Flower spikes are dense, orange pendants blending to yellow as the flowers fade
  • Clumps of narrow, strap-like, dark green foliage
  • Tough, evergreen foliage has a loose, upright, arching habit
  • A colourful addition to hot, dry locations
  • Bloom Time: July to September
  • Flower Height: 100 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

60-75 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Red Hot Poker Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained, sandy soil, in full sun. It is recommended tying up the leaves of kniphofia in the winter to keep the crowns dry, then in the spring remove the old foliage. Drought tolerant once established. 


Kniphofia uvaria 'Alcazar' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green (dark)