Fire Dance Dwarf Poker
Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||nip-HOFF-ee-uh her-SOO-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 18 in. tall, 15 to 18 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Flower Color||Red & Yellow|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Salvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9