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Fantasy Island Hosta

Hosta x 'Fantasy Island'

SKU
07511
An attractive dwarf variety, perfect for the front of a shaded border. Deep green, slightly wavy leaves have a unique, creamy yellow variegation. This sport of 'Island Charm' has improved vigor and increased sun tolerance. Spikes of deep lavender flowers emerge above dense foliage in midsummer. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 7 to 10 in. tall, 12 to 15 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/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, 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); Anemone (Anemone); Astilbe (Astilbe); Columbine (Aquilegia); Lenten Rose (Helleborus);

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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