Kniphofia Poco™ Citron

Poco™ Series

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

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Plant Code: KNPC

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Kniphofia Poco Citron, a petite powerhouse, pumps out huge numbers of flowers. Short, dense spikes emerge creamy lime-green then shift to lemon yellow, deeper canary yellow and finally light butter crème. A blooming machine amidst upright grassy foliage. Kniphofia Poco Citron from the popular Poco™ Series is valued for its shorter stature for the front of a border, large flower spikes and massive flower count. Kniphofia provide a strong vertical accent above thick clumps of arching blue-green foliage. A gorgeous sight in the late summer perennial border.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14-20"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Yellow
Patent: Pending
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.