Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance' - Red Hot Poker - Photo courtesy of Jelitto® Seed
Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance' - Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

Also called Torch Flower, Tritoma

  • Spikes are dense with red-orange flowers blending to yellow
  • Clumps of narrow strap-like blue-green leaves
  • Tough evergreen foliage has an upright, arching habit
  • A colourful addition to hot, dry locations
  • Good plant for smaller locations
  • Rebloomer
  • Bloom Time: June to August
  • Flower Height: 50 cm



25-30 cm

30-40 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained, sandy soil, in full sun. It is recommended to tie up the leaves of kniphofia in the winter to keep the crowns dry, then in the spring remove the old foliage. Drought tolerant once established.