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Kniphofia Blaze - Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia Blaze blooms almost continuously unless frost burns off the flowers. After a wintry rest new stalks appear bearing orange fading to yellow flowers in Early Spring. Kniphofia Blaze has rich green grasslike foliage that grows up to 3 feet tall. Ours have withstood Winter temperatures in the low teens, and should be able to take temperatures down to 0° F, though flowers and foliage will be damaged if temps drop much below the upper 20's. Kniphofia Blaze has flower stalks to nearly 4 feet. The hummingbirds battle for the rights to these flowers, this is a great addition to the Hummingbird Garden. No doubt this Allen's Hummingbird feels that he has ownership rights of these Kniphofia Blaze flower stalks.

Kniphofia Blaze, Red Hot Poker

Orange fading to yellow flowers of Kniphofia Blaze - Red Hot Poker with an Allens Hummingbird. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Kniphofia Genus featured on this site:
Kniphofia Blaze
Kniphofia Christmas Cheer
Kniphofia Malibu Yellow
Kniphofia Orange Flame
Kniphofia Rockette Yellow
Kniphofia Shining Sceptre