• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; forms a large mound 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuh HIB-rid
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; forms a large mound 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid harsh sun. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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