Red hot poker
About Red hot poker
Red hot poker is a plant resistant to damage by deer and slightly salt tolerant. Hybrid cultivars of Red hot poker are available. To propagate, either sow seeds or divide the plants in spring. It flowers from the bottom upward and fades to yellowish green as they senesce.
Also known as
Tritomea and Torch lily
How to care for Red hot poker
Red hot poker needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Red hot poker love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Red hot poker does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Red hot poker in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Red hot poker after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.