Alakazaam Hosta

Hosta x 'Alakazaam' PP #22,342

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40350
A flashy miniature with long rippled leaves. The green centers have creamy-white edges and late summer lavender flowers. It's petite habit makes it ideal for a mass planting or in a container of mixed perennials. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 in. tall, 10 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Astilbe (Astilbe); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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