|Common Name||Dwarf red hot poker|
|Plant Series||Kniphofia POPSICLE™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP22969|
|EU Grant #||EU35638|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Compared to 'Little Maid', it is shorter, with earlier and more flowers and more vigor. It has a compact habit and long bloom time. 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)||18" / 18" / 26"|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage|
|Comments||Received the highest rating in the 2011 trials at the McCrory Gardens in South Dakota. One of top ten perennials in the 2011-12 trials at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.|
Kniphofia ‘Pineapple Popsicle’
Slice open a fresh pineapple and you'll see the wonderful color of this blooming dynamo's flowers. 'Pineapple Popsicle' has compact, grassy foliage and produces massive numbers of reblooming cream to yellow spikes. A great blender with other colors in the garden. Did extremely well overwintering in the Chicago Botanic Garden's Trial Area.
|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.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||—|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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