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Papaya Popsicle Dwarf Poker

Kniphofia hybrid '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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Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.

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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 RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
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, Waterwise, Compact Form, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
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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