Papaya Popsicle Dwarf Poker

Kniphofia 'Papaya Popsicle' PP #22,915

SKU
08024
A prolific summer-long bloomer with tall spikes of bicolor flowers in vibrant orange and gold colors of ripe papayas. Charming, compact, grass-like foliage remains neat all summer! A terrific drought tolerant garden plant that infuses dynamic color and texture into sunny beds and borders, and mixed container plantings. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationnip-HOFF-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 12 to 14 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide; blooms reach 22 in. tall.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitCompact, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Avens (Geum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Mulch to protect crown in harsh winters. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; in containers, water regularly - when soil surface becomes dry. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer. Prune spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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