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Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 6-9
  • Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 1.5-2 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker is one of those plants that you see in public or other people’s gardens that stops you in your tracks and makes you want this plant in your garden too. This perennial has conspicuous vertical flower spikes that range in color from bright red at the top to creamy yellow or peach near the bottom.

Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Kniphofia hybrid USPPAF is sometimes referred to as red hot poker, torch lily or poker plant. It a repeat bloomer so it’ll produce multiple prominent flowers for several weeks throughout the summer. Deadheading will encourage even more blooms. The nectar in the blossoms attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer, rabbits and other garden pests tend to leave it alone. The bloom spikes reach 30 to 36 inches in height and the grass-like leaves grow in a 1.5 to 2-foot-wide cluster. This plant is hardy in USDA planting zones 6 to 9 and requires full sun for best results.

Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker Care

This salt-tolerant plant is a good choice for gardens along sidewalks, driveways and streets that may be treated with salt-based deicers during the winter months. It can be grown in perennial borders, mixed borders, island beds and containers. In large containers, it can be the centerpiece or thriller plant. Bring a few blossoms indoors to create a stunning tall bouquet. They can tolerate short periods of drought, but water if dry conditions persist, Water more frequently if you’re growing Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker in a container.

Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker Spacing

These plants are often grown as accent plants, but you can also use them in mass in larger garden areas. Space plants a minimum of 2 feet apart on center when using them in small groups or mass plantings.

Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-9
Flower Color(s): Pink
Bloom Period: Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Sun
Height Class: Tall
Height: 2.5-3 Feet
Spread: 1.5-2 Feet
Spacing: 1.5-2 Feet
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Resists: Deer & Rabbits
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
Features: Drought; Salt Tolerant
Scientific Name: Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Kniphofia hybrid USPPAF
Common Name: Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker
Other Name(s): Red Hot Pokers; Tritoma, Torch Lily; Knofflers; Poker Plant
Brand: Proven Winners

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  • 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.

1 Review - Pyromania Rocket's Red Glare Red Hot Poker Show Reviews

  • 5
    very unique flowers

    Posted by Annette Garcia on Jan 26th 2020

    when this plant blooms it definitely stands out. such a cool way to add a pop of color to the landscaping. i'm very happy with my order!