Red hot poker
Red hot poker is part of the Kniphofia genus. Its scientific name is Kniphofia uvaria. It is a flower that typically grows as an evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Red hot poker normally grows to a mature height of 75.0 cm (that's 2.44 feet imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early summer. Flamenco, Flamenco Mix, Citrina, Grandiflora, and Grandiflora Mix are some of the most popular varieties of Red hot poker for home gardeners to grow.
South Africa is believed to be where Red hot poker originates from.
Red hot poker is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Red hot poker so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Red hot poker so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Red hot poker plants:
very attractive to hummingbirds
Hot poker, Torch lily
Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken