Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) ‘Elvira’

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland

Description

Single bright orange narrow flower spikes rise above clumps of evergreen, narrow strap-shaped foliage. Flowers June into early autumn. Comes to Rozanne and Friends® from Paul Stringer in the UK.

Variety

Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) 'Elvira'

Approx. Height

30"/76cm (UK 39"/100cm)

Approx. Spread

14"/36cm (UK 24"/60cm)

Attributes

Middle border, Back border, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cut flower, Long blooming, Drought tolerant, Attracts butterflies , bees and hummingbirds, Deer resistant

Aftercare Instructions

Promptly remove spent flower spikes. Tie leaves together in late fall to form a canopy over the crown in order to prevent water from settling in the crown and freezing. Root mulch in winter is also advisable. Cut back foliage to 3” above the ground in early spring.

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Flowering Time

Summer, Autumn

Positioning

Sun

Approx. Winter Hardiness

USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
RHS Hardiness Rating -28C/-20F