Hosta tokudama 'Flavocircinalis'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||HOSS-tuh toh-KOO-dah-muh|
|Lore||Received the Best Variegated Leaf award for 2001.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 1 to 1 1/2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide; blooms reach 2 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||This is a real groundcover Hosta that controls weeds in the very dark shadows beneath shrubs, evergreen conifers and deciduous shade trees. Great filler for light challenged sideyards and small urban courtyards. Blends beautifully into the floor of a woodland wild garden. Offers much needed color and texture at the shaded edges of water gardens and fountains.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Water Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Woodland Iris ( Iris innominata); Heartleaf Bergenia (Bergenia cordifolia)|
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