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Kniphofia Hot and Cold

Pyromania™ Series

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

Preorder for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: KNHC

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Bicolor torches of this tall garden sentinel keep watch over any sunny garden on strong stems. Kniphofia Hot and Cold is from the Pyromania™ Series bred for excellent cold hardiness with extended bloom time. Showy spikes emerge orange turning creamy white from the bottom up.

Kniphofia provide a strong vertical accent above thick clumps of arching blue-green foliage. A gorgeous sight in the late summer perennial border. A good companion plant for Dayliles.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30-36"
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Orange
Accent: White
Patent: Pending 'CPBRAF'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Kniphofia General Information

Kniphofia are long time garden favorites with good reason. A sun loving, low maintenance burst of color that likes it hot and dry. New introductions have expanded the color choices for these popular performers.

Kniphofia Plant Care

Dead heading may prolong blooming by removing old flower spikes. Foliage may decline after flowering, simply cut back foliage by one half to freshen. Leave foliage for winter protection and cut back to 3" in spring. Divide in spring. Apply general purpose fertilizer in spring before new growth begins.