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Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’
Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’
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Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’

Popsicle Series Torchlily

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.300.600

Also known as Pokers, these are easy to grow in the sunny garden so long as the soil is well-drained, particularly in winter. This compact selection was bred to fit in small spaces. Plants form a mound of grassy, evergreen leaves with taller stems bearing flower spikes the colour of ripe papayas, summer through fall. Stems are wonderful for cutting. Attractive to hummingbirds. Drought tolerant, once established. A 2010 introduction in the Popsicle™ series from Terra Nova Nurseries of Oregon. USPP#22915: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate