The red hot poker is a showy and dramatic plant. If you love growing perennials that give color all summer long, this is the plant for you. Other names for this showy plant are torch lily and poker plant. The botanical name for this plant is kniphofia uvaria and there are more than 70 known species of it.
Delicious spikes of sweet, mango orange bloom continuously from summer into fall. The short grassy foliage looks neat all summer. A terrific drought tolerant garden plant. Attracts hummingbirds and adds great color to mixed beds and mass plantings. Great in the mid-border. A tender perennial for The Front Range. Apply 3-4 inches of mulch before winter to help insure survival.
Red Hot Poker Plant. One glance at this plant, and you can see why it is called the “red hot poker plant.” They are cylindrical in shape, and the tip of the flower spike is red, just like a red hot poker. There are many types of these, including the Pineapple Popsicle, which is yellow and the Mango Popsicle, which is orange. These flowers.Kniphofia Popsicle Collection Red Hot Poker Kniphofia. A first class series with clumps of evergreen leaves and robust flower spikes displaying bright orange, red and yellow pokers during from summer to autumn. Attractive to pollinators and excellent for cutting. Grow in moist, but well-drained soil in sun. Varieties included: Mango Popsicle, Banana Popsicle and Papaya Popsicle; Perennials.Kniphofia Plant Collection Red Hot Poker Kniphofia. Buy our perennial collections and SAVE 33% on individual prices. Easy to grow and generally trouble free, we think red hot pokers deserve to be planted more often! Their strong stems, topped with poker-like flowers in early summer, make for a striking border focal point and, if faded flowers are removed, they will re-bloom in early autumn.
Red hot poker (Kniphofia uvaria) is an eye-catching, boldly colorful plant that's native to South Africa, and it's a gorgeous addition to any landscape.Not only are they beautiful, but red hot.Read More
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Kniphofia 'Mango Popsicle' (Popsicle Series) (PBR) - Red-hot poker variety Flowers attract bees Plant for chalk soil Plant for sun Spikes of bright, yellow-orange, tubular flowers are produced from summer to autumn above upright, grass-like leaves. Flowers are a magnet to bees. Prefers a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or very light shade. Mulch in winter until well established. Remove.Read More
Lively, cinnamon red flower spikes bloom continuously throughout summer and into fall. The tidy clump of narrow green foliage remains neat throughout summer. A terrific drought tolerant garden plant that infuses dynamic color and texture into sunny beds and borders, and mixed container plantings. An excellent cut flower. Evergreen in mild winter regions.Read More
How to Grow Red Hot Poker Plants: Red Hot Poker plants are very easy to grow. The like full sun. They prefer loose, rich soil that drains well. It is important to avoid wet soils, as the crowns can rot. Mix in compost when planting, if your soil is not rich. Add a general purpose fertilizer when planting them, then once a month after that.Read More
Kniphofia 'Papaya Popsicle' Shading magnificently from yellow at the base to brightest red at the tip, the long bottlebrush bloom of this Kniphofia lasts for weeks in your summer garden, delighting the pollinators almost as much as it does the humans!Read More
Kniphofia Plants. These fascinating perennials have spikes of two-toned flowers that look as if they were on fire. The two-toned effect is a result of uneven blooming of the tube-like florets along the spike: The bottom flowers turn yellow and start to wither before the top flowers are finished blooming. Some fade to creamy white and have red or coral tops. There are also some striking all.Read More