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Fire Dance Red Hot Poker

SKU: AM019709
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Feathery spikes of yellow and coral flowers top the sword-shaped foliage of 'Fire Dance' Red Hot Poker all summer long. 'Fire Dance' is an eye-catching cultivar that is easy to grow, and its compact form makes it a lovely addition to a perennial bed, container, or rock garden with well-drained soil. Hummingbirds and butterflies love the flowers, so plant where you can enjoy the pollinator parade. (Kniphofia hirsuta)
key features
Botanical Name
Kniphofia hirsuta Fire Dance
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


Perfect for smaller spaces, 'Fire Dance' Red Hot Poker is a showstopping, pollinator-friendly hero. Hailing from South Africa, 'Fire Dance' is covered with flower spikes all summer long. At 18" tall and wide, this dwarf cultivar is a great addition to smaller perennial collections, small space gardens, and container plantings. Plant it in full sun locations in average soil that drains well; good drainage is a must as it won't tolerate soggy roots. Once established, ‘Fire Dance’ is drought tolerant and hardy in zones 5-8. Deadhead to encourage re-blooming, and mulch in the fall in colder areas to encourage winter hardiness.