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Fire Dance Dwarf Poker

Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'

Pronunciation: nip-HOFF-ee-uh her-SOO-tuh
SKU #04312

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Description Native to South Africa, this is one of the shortest, prettiest and most reliably cold-hardy species in its genus. Coral-red and yellow flower spikes grow atop a thick clump of narrow, arching, blue-green foliage. Well-suited to small city gardens and containers. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 18 in. tall, 15 to 18 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red & Yellow
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Salvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. In containers, water when soil surface is dry. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in early spring. Prune spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

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