Kniphofia uvaria 'Gold Rush' Red Hot Poker



Kniphofia uvaria 'Gold Rush' has brilliant yellow, tubular flowers cluster atop tall stems, and blue-green, wide-leafed foliage that forms a very large, robust clump. Also known as Red Hot Poker, or Tritorma. Kniphofia is a favorite perennial that has been grown in gardens for many years. Kniphofia 'Gold Rush' is a striking new cultivar that stands tall and blooms for months, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. 

Kniphofia uvaria 'Gold Rush' prefers full sun and average to dry, well-drained soil. It will grow in poor to fertile, neutral soils. Good winter drainage is important. 


  • Common Names: Red Hot Poker
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-Draining
  • Height at Maturity: 48"-60"
  • Width at Maturity: 24"-36"
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Clay Soil. Coastal Conditions.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Cut Flower.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

Your order will be shipped within ten days on either a Monday or a Tuesday. Your plants will arrive 2-3 days after you get an email with the tracking number.

This is to avoid plants getting stuck in transit over a weekend. Please trust that our small team is working as efficiently as possible to get these live plants to you safely. We appreciate your patience!

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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