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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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Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerately slow growing; forms foliage clump up to 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
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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