Kniphofia Pyromania™ 'Backdraft' Description
- Exotic blooms with bold color for sunny spots
- Big, robust flowers are bright orange and yellow
- Hardy African native plant – thrives even in zone 5!
- Also known as red hot poker or torch lily
- Deer and rabbit resistant
Special features: Attracts butterflies, Attracts hummingbirds, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Heat tolerant, Long blooming, Pest resistant, Rabbit resistant
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Red hot poker, torch lily
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- Height x width:
30-36" X 24-30"
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Accent, Background, Border, Cottage gardening, Foundation planting, Massing, Specimen
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- Patent #:PPAF
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Soil: Any average soil will do, provided it is well-drained
Light: Full sun
Water: Average - Easily tolerates drought once established
Spacing: 1.5 - 2 ft. Fertilizing: Nothing special required. If desired, apply a general purpose garden fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: Mulch roots in cold regions for protection
Maintenance & pruning: Flowers may be cut for arrangements as desired. Deadheading is not necessary but can be done if you prefer the look.
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