Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Red-hot poker, Tritoma

  • Scientific name
    Kniphofia hybrids
  • Height
    36 to 48 inches
  • Bloom period
    July to September
  • Color
    Orange, yellow, pink, white
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Needs excellent drainage. Mulch in winter.