Kniphofia thomsonii

Common Name:
Poker plant
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
Plant Size:
5 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Light orange
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Tall stems with widely spaced, curved apricot orange flowers are abundant on this striking perennial. Bloom continues for months from summer into fall. Sun, well drained soil, moderate watering.