Rocket Jr. Red Hot Poker
Kniphofia 'Rocket Jr.' PPAF
|Description||Extremely compact, but still with incredible flower power. Continues blooming from early summer into mid-fall, with vibrant red-orange flower spikes held tight within and above upright, grass-like foliage. Eye-catching color for the front of a sunny perennial border. The narrow size is perfect in mixed containers. Herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Blooms||Summer into fall.|
|Mature Size||Clumping foliage reaches 12 in. tall, 9 in. wide; flowers to 16 in.|
|Special Features||Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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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