While you might not like them, kniphofia are attractive to wasps who are important pollinators but are also the gardeners friend as they eat aphids. Also popular with bees and butterflies, kniphofia flowers from March to November so has a long and valuable season.
Narrow and dark green foliage with strong rocket like flower stems tipped with many tubular flowers in bright yellow and red. This is an easy plant to grown, it requires no staking.
Height and spread: 80-100cm high, 50cm spread
Common name: red hot pokers
Position in the garden: full sun or partial shade
Soil type: moist but well drained soil
Flowering period: July to August
Hardiness: fully hardy herbaceous perennial