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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

Common Name Dwarf red hot poker
Family Asphodelaceae
species hybrid
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US Patent # PP22915
EU Grant # EU35637
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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.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 20"
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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.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0
pH 6.0 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
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.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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