Kniphofia caulescens

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  • Common Name: Red Hot Poker
  • Plant Story:

    An upright, clump-forming perennial, Kniphofia caulescens features large blue-green blades around a single truck. Spikes of small tubular flowers emerge coral red but mature to yellow giving the flowers a two-toned appearance.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Orange,Yellow,Red
  • Planting Zone: 6-8
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 1-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Perennial Border
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Foliage remains evergreen in frost-free. Cut back foliage in early spring. Remove spent flowers.


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