Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

Red Hot Poker

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • Coral red and yellow spike
  • Thick clumps of narrow blue-green foliage
  • Blooms early-late summer
  • Compact, slightly arching habit
  • The perfect Red Hot Poker for small spaces
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun. Grow in well drained soil.  Likes hot and dry location.

Height: 20 in
Spacing: 24 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Coral, Yellow
Zone: 4-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Focal Point
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water