Kniphofia 'Shining Sceptre'
Kniphofia 'Shining Scepter' (Orange Hot Poker) - This is a perennial that forms dense clumps of blue-green arching grass-like foliage to 1-2 feet tall by 2 feet wide. In early to midsummer (June-August) are borne the heads of pale yellow-orange flowers on 3 to 4 foot tall copper-colored stems. Flowers in the upper portion of the spike age from pale orange to a bright apricot with those in the lower remain yellow. Plant in full sun and water regularly. Hardy to 0-10° F.