Kniphofia Poco™ Sunset

Poco™ Series Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma
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A Hummingbird Delight
Shorter bicolor spikes bear many flowers even in its first season. Mango-colored wands capped with luscious deep red-orange rise above narrow, grass-like foliage. Hummingbirds can’t stay away from the vibrant blossoms. Kniphofia Poco™ Sunset with its long bloom time can be enjoyed from July into fall. Red Hot Poker is a gorgeous sight in the late summer perennial border. Kniphofia is a good companion plant for daylilies. Enjoy an A tropical sunset of vibrant color when planted in drifts.

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Code KNPS
Patent PP28,464
Plant Type Perennials
Species
Height Medium 18-24"
Spacing Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
6-9
Soil Type Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Water Needs Medium
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Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • 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.