T Rex Hosta

Hosta x 'T Rex'

SKU
43027
An enormous hosta with a lush foliage mound of epic proportions. This garden giant produces extremely large, slightly corrugated, undulating, green leaves. Relatively slow growing, given time and growing room in a shady spot, it is certain to become king of the garden. Produces tall scapes of showy white flowers in summer. An herbaceous perennial.
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2-9

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Full shade, Partial shade

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

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerately slow growing; forms foliage clump up to 3 ft. tall, 6 1/2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsLigularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe)

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: 2-9

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