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Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’

A poker with a twist! ‘Papaya Popsicle’ is an all-summer bloomer which has a very short compact habit. Charming, grass-like foliage looks neat all summer! Great for small gardens or in a container.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 18″ / 20″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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Common Name Dwarf red hot poker
Family Asphodelaceae
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22915
EU Grant # EU35637
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 20"
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pH 6.0 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Dormant in winter.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Very short, compact habit. Blooms all summer. Compared to 'Bressingham Comet', it has larger showier flowers. Grows and flowers very quickly.
Landscape Value All summer bloom. Use as a color spot in mixed beds, mass planting, or for an upright accent.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Won International Hardy Plant Union (ISU) Award in Switzerland for best newly introduced hardy perennial in 2014. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture. 100% survival at USDA Z5 Colorado State University trials for 2 winters 2015-2017.
Grower Notes The POPSICLE Series Kniphofia are day neutral plants and bloom as long as they have some heat and high light. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
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