Echo Rojo Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia uvaria 'Echo Rojo' PP #22,791

Fill the garden with a great display of deep orange-red blooms on tall, sturdy stems. A hummingbird magnet! Great texture for borders or massed in the landscape. Fantastic summer color for pots on porch or patio.
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Full sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationnip-HOFF-ee-uh oo-VAR-ee-uh
LoreKniphofia develops a long tap root; once established in the landscape, this deep water seeking root provides excellent drought tolerance.
Average Size at Maturity22-28" H x 18-24" W
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical, Xeric
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Mulch to protect crowns in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system, allowing to dry slightly between intervals; once established in the landscape, tolerates drought. Remove spent blooms. Fertilize in early spring. May be divided in spring or fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

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