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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Kniphofia uvaria Glowstick

  • Kniphofia uvaria Glowstick - Bloom
  • Kniphofia uvaria Glowstick - Container

University of Georgia Plants of Distinction

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Kniphofia uvaria

Common Name: Red-hot Poker

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 21 - 24" (53 - 61cm)

Height: 26 - 29" (66 - 74cm)

Width: 19 - 22" (48 - 56cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Abundance of bright yellow flowers from Summer to Fall lure pollinators in with nectar-rich blooms. Plus, it makes an excellent cut flower for bouquets. When not in bloom, the finely textured foliage resembles ornamental grass – adding a nice texture to any garden.

Grower Information:

Easy-to-produce variety is available as an unrooted cutting, allowing growers a different input option not typically seen on the market! Abundance of bright yellow, nectar-rich flower spikes attracts pollinators.


Protection Information: PP35,323

(Flowering Only License)