Kniphofia 'High Roller' is a red hot poker with torches of tubular flowers in bi-colours of cream and coral-orange.
Kniphofia 'High Roller' brings the tropical and whimsical feel to the garden with torches of tubular flowers of cream and coral-orange on spikes up to 4 feet high above clumping grass-like foliage from early to late summer. Red hot pokers provide visual height and appeal to the garden. Use in the border, as a specimen, focal point, and as cut flowers. Prefers hot, dry conditions, but needs watering when blooming. Drought tolerant once established. Popular with hummingbirds and pollinators. Deer and rabbit resistant. Hardy to zone 5b.
Common Name: Red Hot Poker
Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mountainous or upland areas, often in moist places in rough grass or along streamsides.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa
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