Kniphofia Lady Luck Red Hot Poker
Bring a dramatic focal point to your garden with Lady Luck Red Hot poker, Kniphofia. This magnificent gem features soaring chartreuse buds that open to white flowers over tall strap-like foliage. The plants are jam-packed with tons of flowers. The huge blossoms top the tall 5-5.5′ tall plants for a long time in summer. Its attractive mounds of slender, arching leaf blades brings considerable interest to the garden and large containers.
Use Lady Luck Red Hot Poker as a dramatic centerpiece in the garden, as a magnificent container specimen, or as a striking hedge. It stands out in perennial, pollinator, cutting and cottage gardens. Its huge blossoms are adored by hummingbirds and butterflies. Not bothered by deer and rabbits.
This tough plant is easy to grow and is not fussy about soil, even growing in poor soil. Lady Luck Red Hot Poker tolerates heat and drought and is distasteful to deer and rabbit. It makes an excellent cut flower.
Plant in full sun. Although drought tolerant, for best blooming keep well watered when plant is setting up buds and blooming. Plant benefits from good soakings during dry spells.
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