- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-2.5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
You’re going to want this one in your landscape. It has spiky orange buds that open up to white blooms. The Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker is a continuous rebloomer and tolerates drought. This one is loved by all pollinators and will bring your yard to life!
Foliage for the Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker is as unique as its blooms. It has bright green, grass like leaves and upright stems. On top of each stem, is orange buds that give the appearance of spikes. Each bud opens up to creamy white blooms all summer long. The garden height is thirty to thirty-six inches and the spread is twenty-four to thirty inches. Uses include border planting, mass planting, cut flower, and makes an eye-catching focal point.
Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker Care
The care for the Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker is easy. Plant in full sun, ensuring it receives at least six hours of sun per day. Soil should be well-drained. This perennial is tolerant to all soils with varying ph levels. Water needs are average. When in bloom, water regularly. In the winter apply mulch to protect roots. In the spring trim the leaves to encourage healthy re-growth. Apply a slow release fertilizer in the spring.
Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker Spacing
Spacing for the Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker should be twenty-four to thirty inches, center on center. Proper spacing ensures that your plant can develop a strong healthy root system. It also ensures that it has enough room to grow and flourish.
Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Orange & White|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: 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 Hot and Cold Kniphofia hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Pyromania Hot and Cold Red Hot Poker|
|Other Name(s): Red Hot Pokers; Tritoma, Torch Lily; Knofflers; Poker Plant|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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