Kniphofia uvaria is a species of flowering plant in the family Asphodelaceae, also known as tritomea, torch lily, or red hot poker, due to the shape and color of its inflorescence. The leaves are reminiscent of a lily, and the flowerhead can reach up to 1.5 m in height.
- The seed needs to have a cold treatment before planting. Using a damp paper towel, place the seed on the towel and place it in a plastic container with a sealable lid. Keep the seed container in the refrigerator for 4 weeks.
- Start Red Hot Poker Seed indoors 6 – 8 weeks before the end of frost season. Cover the seed lightly with peat moss and keep them moist. With a temperature range of 70 – 75F, germination is usually in 28 days.
- Space the plants 18 – 24 inches apart. Grow Red Hot Poker in full sun and in well-drained soil.
Price is for 5 seeds
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