• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Dome-shaped foliage clumps reach 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Color for Shade
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Dome-shaped foliage clumps reach 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsMukdenia (Mukdenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Columbine (Aquilegia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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