Poco™ Citron Hot Poker
Kniphofia Hybrid 'Citron' PPAF
|Description||Spikes of nectar-filled blooms evolve all summer and into fall, starting lime-green, turning a lemony yellow and ending with a soft butter hue. Shorter than a classic Red Hot Poker, this compact variety is perfect for containers or smaller gardens. Grass-like foliage remains neat all summer. Herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Blooms||Summer into fall|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 20 in. tall and 14 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Avens (Geum)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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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.