Kniphofia (Red-Hot Poker) ‘Papaya Popsicle’

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland


Rather short and compact compared to other Red-Hot Pokers, with large, red and orange bi-color flowers. Attract all sorts of pollinators to the garden—especially hummingbirds.

Planting Partner variety for our “Hot, Dry and Lovin’ It” Garden Design.


Kniphofia (Red-Hot Poker) 'Papaya Popsicle'

Approx. Height

12" (30cm) foliage; 20" (51cm)

Approx. Spread

18" (46cm)

Aftercare Instructions

Remove flower stalks after flowering. Cutback any unsightly foliage halfway but wait until spring to cutback 3" (8cm) from the ground. Plants require good drainage.


USPP# 22915

Flowering Time

Early Summer, Summer, Early Fall, Fall



Approx. Winter Hardiness

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9