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Kniphofia Christmas Cheer - Christmas Cheer Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia Christmas Cheer often blooms right through the holidays as the name suggests, unless a hard frost burns off the flowers. After a wintry rest ours start blooming again in May and repeating periodically through the Summer. Kniphofia Christmas Cheer has rich green grasslike foliage and tall stalks of orange fading to yellow flowers. Christmas Cheer Red Hot Poker 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 Christmas Cheer foliage grows to 36 inches and 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

Kniphofia Christmas Cheer, Red Hot Poker

Orange fading to yellow flowers of Kniphofia Christmas Cheer Red Hot Poker. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

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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