Hosta x 'Vulcan'Item #40358 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Vulcan has pure white-centered leaves, bordered in dark green. And to add to the dramatic effect, golden-yellow streaks light up the interior margins where the green and white overlap. Ideal for the dappled shade border. In mid to late summer, pale-lavender flowers stand above the flashy foliage clump.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:MoundingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:18" tall x 24" wideFoliage color:VariegatedBlooms:SummerFlower color:Purplish-pinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsA wonderful underplanting with River Birch (Betula nigra) or Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum, along with other contrasting Hosta.
- CareCare InformationThrives in enriched, evenly moist soil. Protect from harsh sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full shade to filtered sunWatering Needs:Once established, hostas are drought tolerant but require regular moisture for best performance.