Cherry Berry Hosta

Hosta x 'Cherry Berry'

SKU
01676
Lance-shaped leaves have white centers and dark green margins, accented by cherry red flower stems that support showy purple flowers in the summer. Develops cherry red seed pods in the fall. Spectacular variegation with a smaller form than other selections makes it perfect for edging the shade garden. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-8

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Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, spreading to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAstilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum ); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); 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: 4-8

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