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18" tall x 15-18" wide. Brought down from the high elevations of South Africa's Drakensberg Mountains, this little Red Hot Poker is a colorful bloomer with great cold hardiness and a compact mature size. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Tips On Growing Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)
Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) is a genus of showy perennials native to southern Africa, with most species found in the Republic of South Africa.
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Great plant for gardens
from Clairton, PA
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Comments about High Country Gardens Kniphofia hirsuta Fire Dance:
LOVE THE FACT THAT IT ADDS HEIGHT TO ROCK GARDEN
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Huntington Beach, CA
Growing nicely. Has not flowered yet.
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Kniphofia hirsute Fire Dance
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from Star, ID
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I planted 2 in a west-facing bed close to the sidewalk in early summer of 2015 after sitting in their pots for longer than I'd like to admit. The smaller one struggled for a while, wasn't sure it would survive, but eventually perked up and produced 1 beautiful blossom. The larger one has done very well, has not bloomed yet, but I have confidence that it will bloom next year. It works very well with the Corsican violets that I combined it with. I'll be planting more Kniphofia hirsute next to my rocky stream bed due to its smaller size. It looks good when not in bloom as well as after blooming.
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