Kniphofia 'Poco Orange' Red Hot Poker

$15.95
$15.95
Size

Description

Red Hot Poker Kniphofia 'Poco Orange' is a compact perennial with clumps of grassy green foliage and long stems with clusters of burnished orange blooms with red hot tips. An award winner, Kniphofia 'Poco Orange' is a dwarf variety that is very long blooming, starting in midsummer and continuing into mid autumn. A good plant for the deep South, Kniphofia is also known as Tritoma or Torch Lily. 'Poco Orange' is good for cutting, in containers and in the rock garden. Deciduous.

Kniphofia 'Poco Orange' prefers full sun and moist to average, well-drained, but not overly-dry soil. Good drainage is particularly important in winter.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Red Hot Poker
  • Zones: 6-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil.
  • Height at Maturity: 14-21
  • Width at Maturity: 14-16
  • Bloom Color: Orange
  • Bloom Time: Middle summer to early fall
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Patent #: PPAF

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Clay Soil. Coastal Conditions.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Cut Flower. Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.

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