New improvement to an old garden favorite. Kniphofia Flamenco flowers its first year with bottlebrush spikes of firey red, orange, and yellow tones. (Like a Tequila Sunrise upside down). Good for smaller gardens. An All-American 1999 Winner.
Kniphofia are old-fashioned favorites. A sun-lover that likes it hot and dry. Avoid too moist (wet feet). Best selection for Gulf states: zones 8,9,&10
Dead heading may prolong blooming by removing old flower spikes. To improve appearance, cut back foliage by one half. Leave foliage for winter protection and cut back to 3" in spring. Divide in spring.