Kniphofia uvaria

Red Hot Poker, Common Torch Lily, Torch Lily, Poker Plant, Tritoma

Family: Asphodelaceae Asphodela

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Orange, red, yellow
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, massing, rock garden, seashore
Height 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive