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Kniphofia 'Mango'

Striking mango-orange bloom continuously summer into fall. A terrific drought tolerant garden plant that attracts hummingbirds and adds great color to mixed beds and mass plantings. Great in the mid-border.
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Full sun

Water regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationnip-HOFF-ee-uh
Bloom TimeMango-orange blooms spring to fall
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant once established.

Prefers moderately rich, well drained soils; avoid wet, heavy soils. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Promptly remove spent flower spikes. Apply winter mulch to protect crowns in colder zones. Established clumps are best left undisturbed; if necessary, divide clumps in spring or fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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