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Fire Dance Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'
SKU: HC014741
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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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).
key features
Botanical Name
Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18" tall
Bloom Time


18" tall x 15-18" wide. Native to the high Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, this is one of the shortest, prettiest and most reliably cold-hardy species in the genus. I have found 'Fire Dance' to be much more compatible in smaller perennial plantings than its much larger relatives. Easily grown in average and compost-enriched garden soils. This is an improved cultivar with lovely coral-red and yellow bi-color flower spikes. Good for Firescaping (seed propagated).
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