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Red Hot Poker Alcazar

SKU: AM013932
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'Alcazar' Red Hot Poker brings warm, fiery color to the garden with its vibrant flower spikes. Each flame-like bloom is formed with dangling red-orange buds that open from bottom to top, revealing faded yellow interiors. A favorite of hummingbirds and butterflies, this unusual plant is easy to grow, perfect for beginner gardeners. Requires full sun. (Kniphofia)
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Botanical Name
Kniphofia 'Alcazar'
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
40-48" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


40-48" tall x 24-36" wide, brilliant 'Alcazar' grows up to 4 feet tall, displaying its signature bright red and yellow flower-spikes. Known as Red Hot Poker or Torch Lily, its flowers are red when freshly-opened and fade to yellow as they age, recalling a candle flame.

'Alcazar' is an excellent choice for creating focal points at the back of the border or in the center of island beds, where their showy blooms will draw in butterflies and hummingbirds.

Growing Tip: An easy to grow plant, Red Hot Poker is from South Africa and requires full sun and sharp-draining soil. While its used to rocky and poor soils, it won't tolerate wet, mushy sites with standing water.