Colored Hulk Hosta

Hosta x 'Colored Hulk'

SKU
40967
This bold hosta holds a powerful presence in shady beds and borders with sturdy clumps of incredible foliage. The deeply cupped, heart-shaped, rippled leaves have chartreuse and lime green variegation with striking, deep green, irregular margins. Resists slug damage. Showy lilac flowers tower over the foliage in summer. 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; forms foliage clump 14 to 16 in. tall, 28 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Columbine (Aquilegia); Anemone (Anemone)

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: 3-9

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