|Red Hot Poker|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9b
|Plant Height:||2-3 ft.|
|Plant Spread:||15 in.|
|Flower Color:||Bi-Color: Red and yellow
Late summer or early fall
|Uses:||Provides winter interest
|Propagation: Seeds:||Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Seeds take a long time to reach flowering stage.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Pine cones, seed heads, winter bloomers, colorful red berries, and much more! Let's kick off Winter Interest Week with a look at the most popular plants in our database that give some kind of interest to our gardens in the winter. We also introduce a new gallery option in our database for winter interest, with bonus acorns this week!
|Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 21, 2011 7:21 AM
Prolific, great for planting a row run. Choose planting location carefully as groundhogs relish them.
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|Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 4:33 PM
Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.
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|Seedfork||On April 7, 2015||Miscellaneous Event
Bloom stalks with flower buds, looks like it will bloom this year for the first time.
|Seedfork||On April 6, 2015||Bloomed
Actually have three blooms the yellow is starting to change to orange now at the top.
|AndreA33||From April 17, 2016 to April 19, 2016||Transplanted
Une vingtaine de rhizomes sous le mimosa
|christine2||On May 1, 2008||Obtained plant
|lovesblooms||On March 3, 2018||Seeds sown
|MrsBinWY||On May 18, 2019||Potted up
|MrsBinWY||On March 17, 2019||Seeds germinated
|MrsBinWY||On March 10, 2019||Seeds sown
25 seeds from 2016G in milk jug @ warm room temp
|MrsBinWY||On March 2, 2018||Seeds germinated
1; ~26 up on 3-10-18; The first seedling perished. I probably waited too long to get the container to bright sunlight. Plan to give these to Becky on 3-14-18.
|MrsBinWY||On February 24, 2018||Seeds sown
36 seeds from 2016 garden for Becky; try warm room temp
|KelliW||On February 20, 2020||Seeds sown
wintersown outdoors in a jug, zone 6b
|paleohunter||On April 6, 2021||Transplanted|
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