Rainforest Sunrise Hosta
Hosta x 'Rainforest Sunrise'
|Description||Lush leaves emerge solid light green, then quickly develop dramatic dark green borders and radiant gold centers. Mild morning sunlight or bright shade brings out the best gold tones. The thick glossy foliage holds up all season and resists slugs. Pale lavender flowers appear in midsummer. Hosta of the Year 2013. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms small foliage clump 8 in. tall, 16 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Best color in bright shade or filtered sun; 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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.