|Common Name||Dwarf red hot poker|
|Plant Series||Kniphofia POPSICLE™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP22915|
|EU Grant #||EU35637|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Orange, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|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||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 18" / 20"|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage|
|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.|
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.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|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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