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Graceful/Slender Red-Hot Poker

Kniphofia gracilis

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


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Graceful/Slender Red-Hot Poker Overview

Kniphofias, or red-hot pokers as they are more commonly known, are popular, showy garden plants that have been valued for their dramatic appearance in South African and English gardens for over a century and a half. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.

Special features of Graceful/Slender Red-Hot Poker

Attracts birds

Attracts bees