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Kniphofia Pyromania™ 'Backdraft'
  • The bold orange and  yellow blooms of Backdraft red hot poker flower.
  • The bold orange and  yellow blooms of Backdraft red hot poker flower
  • The bold orange and  yellow blooms of Backdraft red hot poker flower

Kniphofia Pyromania™ 'Backdraft'

Big, colorful flowers to bask in your sunniest spot
Item: #KNIBD1Q
ZONE 5,6,7,8,9
As low as $13.99
  • Extra large blooms
  • Narrow foliage and spiky flowers add texture
  • Exotic cut flower for stunning bouquets
  • Thrives in heat and humidity in full sun
  • Deer & rabbit resistant
  • Ship size: Jumbo 1 Quart
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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

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Kniphofia 'Backdraft'
  • Common name:
    Red hot poker, torch lily
  • Zone:5,6,7,8,9,
  • Sun exposure:
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
    Average, Dry
  • Height x width:
    30-36" X 24-30"
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
  • Uses:
    Accent, Background, Border, Cottage gardening, Foundation planting, Massing, Specimen
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #:PPAF



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.