Kniphofia Joker's Wild

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

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Plant Code: KNJW

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Flamboyant orange torches deliver a stacked deck of winning color to any sunny spot. The saturated orange hues are joined by wispy yellow stamens as they peek out from the blossoms as the stalk progressively opens from bottom to top. Kniphofia provide a strong vertical accent above thick clumps of arching blue-green foliage. A gorgeous sight in the late summer perennial border. Kniphofia Jokerís Wild is a welcome attraction for beneficial pollinators. With winter protection, it could be hardy to zone 5.


Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 36-42"
Spacing: Plant 24-30" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Orange/Copper
Patent: PP32,263
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
  • 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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.