- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-2.5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
The dramatic addition you have been looking for! The spiky red-orange bloom opens to a yellow peach flower, providing a dramatic two-tone effect. It is a continuous bloomer with a long bloom season. It attracts pollinators, resists deer, and is drought tolerant.
The foliage is grass-like and green in color. On top of the foliage sits spiky blooms. They are red-orange and open up to a yellow peach flower. The Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker has a generous bloom season that begins in the spring and lasts until fall. This perennial has a garden height of thirty to thirty-six inches tall and a spread of twenty-four to thirty inches. It is great for use as a border plant, mass planting, cut flowers, and focal points.
Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker Care
The Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker will grow well in any type of soil. It is not fussy about Ph levels. This plant does require full sun, a minimum of 6 hours of sun per day. Water needs are average when not in bloom. During the bloom season, water regularly. In cold climates mulch in the winter for protection. Trim leaves in the spring to encourage new growth. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in the spring.
Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker Spacing
To space the Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker correctly, spacing should be spacing twenty-four to thirty inches, center on center. Proper spacing is important when planting near other plants to ensure your plant has room to grow properly.
Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Orange to Red|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Height: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Spread: 2-2.5 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-2.5 Feet|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Resists: Deer & Rabbits|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees|
|Features: Drought; Salt Tolerant|
|Scientific Name: Pyromania Backdraft Kniphofia hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Pyromania Backdraft Red Hot Poker|
|Other Name(s): Red Hot Pokers; Tritoma, Torch Lily; Knofflers; Poker Plant|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.