Flamenco Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria ‘Flamenco’)

Flamenco Red Hot Poker

  • Fiery Red, Orange & Yellow Creamy Hues
  • Opens Bottom to Top!
  • Long-Lasting Blooms
  • Long Blooming & Reblooms!
  • Sword-Like Green Leaves
  • Upright Clumping Growth
  • Semi-Evergreen in Warmer Climates
  • Deer Resistant
  • Full Sun
  • Hummingbirds & Butterflies!
  • Low Maintenance

Plant a bold statement in your landscapes beds and borders this year with the brilliant Flamenco Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria ‘Flamenco’)! Tall flower spikes all summer and into autumn, you’ll enjoy these long-lasting flowers!

Forming curious spears of tubular individual blooms, featuring red buds that open from bottom to top and turn a creamy yellow. With touches of orange to fire up the color spectrum, the tall flowers rise above strappy, sword-like foliage.

Sturdy green leaves grow in upright clumps, making this novelty perennial something that really stands out in the garden!

How to Use Flamenco Red Hot Poker In The Landscape

These fantastic blooms attract the attention of local hummingbirds and butterflies! Pollinator plantings and Cutting gardens will be brimming with blooms so plant a few extras for your local pollinators and so your bouquets will be filled with unique flowers!

Also known as Torch Lily, Red Hot Pokers are ideal as specimen plants and novelty focal points! Plant them as an accent throughout any garden for a formal appearance. Like red and yellow exclamation points standing tall, these plants will draw the eye to any mass planting or In rows!

Plant throughout your Perennial beds and borders for a burst of unique color, bring that Cottage garden into the 21st century, or fire up that Rock garden! Anywhere these go, they take the spotlight!

Stylish borders and edging for beds, paths and walkways, the wonderful foliage is also a perfect facer plant to front your larger shrubs and trees. Line a sunny foundation with eye-catching flowers or enliven a tired driveway with blooms that will turn heads!

Sized even for large planters and containers, your porch, patio and sunny balconies can be adorned with these curious perennials!

Tips For Care

Plant in full sun for the best bloom color and longevity of your perennial. Hardy in USDA growing zones 5 through 9, Red Hot Pokers are cold and heat tolerant!

These thrive very well-drained soils with moderate fertility. Be sure to plant in a location where there is no standing water or soggy soil, Kniphofia requires good drainage!

Enjoying moderate moisture and watering during summer and in times of drought, always give young plants continuous moisture to become established.

Remove spent blooms throughout the summer to keep the flowers returning until autumn, and prune in late autumn for a clean winter appearance. Occasionally semi-evergreen in warmer growing zones. Otherwise, these are low-care plants! Deer resistant so you won’t have to worry about any visitors other than your local pollinators and birds.

Flamenco Red Hot Poker is a fantastically unique addition to your garden this year!

Flamenco Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria ‘Flamenco’) Details

Common name Flamenco Red Hot Poker
Botanical name Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco'
Plant type Perennial
Hardiness zone 5-9
Growth rate Medium
Height 18 - 36 inches
Width 18 - 24 inches
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Autumn
Flower color Red, Orange & Yellow