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Pyromania® Backdraft Kniphofia Plant

18.95
Your price: $14.21
  • - Red Hot Poker
  • - Height: 32-36 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: Spring-Fall
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Pyromania Backdraft Kniphofia Plant
Plant Features

Pyromania® Backdraft Kniphofia bring unique color to the landscape with wide, poker style blooms in intense shades of orangey red. Plants will shoot new flowers from late spring to mid-summer if spent blooms are kept removed. Red hot poker, or touch lily plants grow best in full sun to part shaded locations with fertile, well-drained soil. The roots require a lot of water during the blooming season to keep the new buds coming. They love container and make excellent cut flowers. Kniphofia plants are an excellent source of nectar for butterflies and  hummingbirds. They are seldom browsed by rabbits or deer.

Companion Planting: Achillea, Coreopsis, Crocosmia, Dahlia, Hemerocallis, Monarda

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 24-30 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Orange, Red, White
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Wild Birds
Features Cut Flower, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Cottage Garden, English Garden, Pollinator Garden, Tropical Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid
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