Kniphofia uvaria (Red Hot Poker)

This perennial has evergreen leaves up to 4 ft. long. It has striking bicolored flowers in shades of yellow, orange and red. Bloom time varies by variety, usually from June through August. It tolerates heat, drought and wind when planted in full sun, light, well-drained soil and watered twice-a-week. This plant is not bothered by rabbits, squirrels nor deer.

Category:  Perennial
Water Use:  Moderate
Sun Exposure:  Full Sun
Height x Spread:  N/A
Native:  No
Color:  Variety, yellow, orange, red
Bees:  Yes
Birds:  Yes
Butterflies:  No
Cut Flower:  No
Utility Tree:  No
Extra Maintenance:  No
Soil:  N/A
Fall Color:  No
Bloom Time:  Summer