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Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco Mixture'

Red hot poker

Native to South Africa (cultivar)


Can't just call this a red hot poker as this is going to poke your sense of sight in shades of orange, yellow, cream and of course red.  Not only are the flowers different colors, but they bloom from June to September.   Salt, drought, deer, rabbit, humidity and air pollution tolerant.  Flowers attract butterflies & hummingbirds.  Flats are mixed, therefore no one color may be chosen.  


2-3 ft


1-2 ft


20 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Bloom Color:

Cream, Orange, Red, Yellow

Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco Mixture' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators
  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Long Blooming


  • Full Sun

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Salt Tolerance

  • High

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Average