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Kniphofia Orange Vanilla Popsicle (Dwarf Red Hot Poker)

(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers that fade from orange-red tops to creamy white bases, atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP24292

(Desert Eve™ Series) Large flat clusters of tiny dark pink flowers open on fine fern-like foliage; often used in dried flower arrangements. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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(Mariachi™ Series) Vibrant red flowers rimmed in golden-yellow with brick-red centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Rosy pink petals sport a creamy white centre stripe and a bright chartreuse eye. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Tetraploid

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Bright yellow ray flowers with black centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular yellow-orange flowers that rise atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers that fade from fiery orange tops to deep yellow bases, atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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