Kniphofia Poco™ Sunset

Poco™ Series

Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily, Tritoma

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: KNPS

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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.


Type: Perennials
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   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Orange/Copper
Accent: Red/Burgundy
Patent: PP28,464
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.