Poco Orange Hot Poker

Kniphofia 'Poco Orange' PP #27,677

A long-blooming dwarf variety, perfect for smaller spaces. Orange spikes of tubular flowers with red tips bloom continuously from summer to fall. Deer resistant grass-like foliage adds beautiful color and texture to beds and borders.
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Full sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 14 in. tall, 21 in. wide; blooms reach 16 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong 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 PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Avens (Geum); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Clip spent flower spikes to promote quick repeat bloom. Mulch to protect crown in cold winter areas. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer. Prune spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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