Kniphofia are robust, clump-forming, rhizomatous perennials, perhaps better known as red hot pokers. They prefer a sandy soil that has well-rotted organic matter dug into the area before planting. They will also grow in most garden soils in full sun or partial shade in a spot that is adequately well-drained and not waterlogged., especially in winter.
Divide established clumps in late spring. Brookside Nursery Top Tip – In the first winter after planting, tie the stems together to protect the crown of the plant from severe frosts. Once established this hardy plant can withstand temperatures down to -20C when planted in the right conditions.