Kniphofia Lemon Popsicle

Popsicle™ Series

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Lemon-drop yellow spikes devour this charming dwarf variety of Kniphofia. Long-lasting flowers bloom from June through October. From the refreshing new Popsicle™ Series of deliciously attractive Red Hot Poker plants that combine compact habit, high-impact colors and grassy foliage that remains attractive all season.

A gorgeous sight in the late summer perennial border. Good companion plant for daylilies. Enjoy an explosion of color when planted in drifts. Patent pending.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14"
Spacing: Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Yellow
Patent: PP24,011
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Kniphofia General Information

Kniphofia are long time garden favorites with good reason. A sun loving, low maintenance burst of color that likes it hot and dry. New introductions have expanded the color choices for these popular performers. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Kniphofia Plant Care

Dead heading may prolong blooming by removing old flower spikes. Foliage may decline after flowering, simply cut back foliage by one half to freshen. Leave foliage for winter protection and cut back to 3" in spring. Divide in spring. Apply general purpose fertilizer in spring before new growth begins.