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Papaya Popsicle Dwarf Poker

Kniphofia hybrid 'Papaya Popsicle' PP #22,915

Pronunciation: nip-HOFF-ee-uh
SKU #08024
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Late Spring to Fall
Mature Size Foliage reaches 12 to 14 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide; blooms reach 22 in. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Switch Grass (Panicum); Avens (Geum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.