Fire Island Hosta

Hosta x 'Fire Island'

SKU
7512
Brilliant gold rippled leaves on deep red stems provide a beautiful contrast in the garden! Lavender flowers spikes appear in midsummer as foliage matures to chartreuse. Provides excellent coverage for fading bulb foliage. This small yet vigorous grower is perfect for the front of the shady garden border. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 18 to 30 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
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.
Key FeatureShade Loving

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9

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