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Forbidden Fruit Hosta

Hosta x 'Forbidden Fruit' PP #24,001

SKU
30149
Thick blue-green leaves with a yellow center hold great color and form until frost. This vigorous grower quickly forms a neat mound, great for groundcover, edging or accent. Lavender blooms in summer.
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3-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

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

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposure. Water deeply, regularly in the 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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