Rainforest Sunrise Hosta

Hosta x 'Rainforest Sunrise'

SKU
09311
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.
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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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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms small foliage clump 8 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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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