Hosta ‘Raspberry Sundae’

Hosta
USDA Zone: 2-9

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This compact selection comes to us from Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. in Oregon and features foliage with some red pigmentation, creamy-white centers and irregular, green margins. Burgundy flower stalks and leaf bases add wonderful contrast. Violet-purple flowers appear in late summer to early fall. Suitable for planting in mixed containers or tubs. Hosta go completely dormant in the fall, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid-spring. Easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for years. USPP#22685: unlicensed propagation prohibited. COPF.

Sun Exposure   Partial Shade or Full Shade

Soil Type   Normal or Sandy or Clay

Soil pH   Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Soil Moisture   Average or Moist

Care Level Easy

Flower Color   Purple

Blooming Time   Late Summer   Early Fall

Foliage Color   Deep Green   White

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Accent: Good Texture/Form   Border
Containers   Cut Flower
Rabbit Resistant    Massed
Woodland

Flower Head Size   Medium

Height    10-12 inches

Spread    16-20 inches

Foot Traffic
None

Growth Rate    Medium

 

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