Ice Queen Red Hot Poker

Ice Queen Red Hot Poker

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Extended blooming period and colour-changing habit.
You'll be amazed watching this unusually named plant's cream-and green, tubular spikes change to white during its summerlong season. These 6–7" racemes rise above a very large clump of foliage to attract butterflies and honeybees. Outstanding in back of a summer border and in bouquets. Drought tolerant and deer resistant.

  • Botanical Name: Kniphofia 'Ice Queen'
  • Form: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Time: Early to late summer. Will continued to re-flower summer long.
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Flower Color: Cream and green flower spikes that slowly age into white.
  • Flower Form: Individual tubular flowers clustered around the top of each stem in a narrow spike. Each blooming portion of the spike is about 6-7" long.
  • Foliage Type: Sword shaped gray-green leaves.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Height/Habit: 40 - 60 inches
  • Spread: 36 - 42 inches
  • Planting Instructions: Top of plant should be just below the soil level and 36-42" apart.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained
  • Will Tolerate: Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning: Prune to remove spent flower spikes to encourage more blooming.