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Kniphofia uvaria 'Early Hybrids'

Also called Torch Flower, Tritoma


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Kniphofia uvaria 'Early Hybrids' - Red Hot Poker

More About Kniphofia uvaria 'Early Hybrids'

  • Flower spikes are dense, red-orange pendants blending to yellow
  • 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: June to August
  • Flower Height: 90 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

60-75 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Red
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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 'Early Hybrids' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)