Flowers: Aug-Sept. Plant in full sun. HxS 1mx50cm
The classic Red Hot Poker! Long, arching, angled leaves and dense rounded spikes of bright red flowers that fade to yellow in autumn. Best in a sandy soil enriched with humus. Requires good drainage in winter. Great for pollinators. Hardiness rating H5. Pot size 1.5 litre.
Care & Maintenance.
Divide established clumps in late spring. Propagate by taking offshoots from the crown. Cut back old flowering stems.
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