Poco™ Sunset Dwarf Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia 'Poco Sunset' PP #28,464

SKU
44944
Red and orange nectar-filled blooms will delight people and hummingbirds alike all summer and into fall. 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.
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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 MaturityQuickly reaches 23 in. tall and 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, 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 FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Avens (Geum)

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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