• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Average Landscape Size:
    Vigorous growing mound to 18 in. tall, 30 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Attractive Foliage
    Blooms:
    Early Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Vigorous growing mound to 18 in. tall, 30 in. wide.
    Special features:Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Early Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist soil. Thrives in dappled shade; avoid harsh afternoon sun. Mulch to maintain summer moisture, avoiding crowns. Shear spent flowers. Fertilize monthly. Cut back in fall or early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun