Full sun-part shade; moderate to regular water. Leaves to 1in. wide, 2ft long, makes a dense grasslike clump to 2ft tall. Oblong flower heads on stems 3-3.5ft high; flowering stems look like glowing pokers or torches. Coral red buds open to orange and yellow in late spring and repeat throughout the rowing season. Excellent cut flower. A favorite for hummingbirds!