— Kniphofia (or Red Hot Poker) are hardy to around -15C and can be planted directly outside in spring without the need for frost protection.
— Soak the roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting out.
— Prepare a weed-free space in a borders for your Kniphofia plants, alternatively you can pot them up and grow them on first to plant out when in growth later in the season.
— Plant the roots so that they are fully submerged with the buds or crown just below the surface. Any emerging leaves should be left exposed above soil level.
— Choose a sunny position for your Kniphofia plants.
— Space the plants 25-30cm apart.
— Water-in after planting and keep hydrated when in growth in the first year.
— Read further general instructions about planting bare-root perennials