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Red-Hot Poker

Kniphofia 'Ice Queen'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Red-Hot Poker Overview

Creamy white flowers from July to October. Flower buds emerge green then fade to yellow before opening.

Common problems with Red-Hot Poker

How to propagate Red-Hot Poker

Division

Seed or division or the fleshy crowns in spring, cultivators by division only in spring.

Seed

Other uses of Red-Hot Poker

Ornamental, ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.