The Razor's Edge Hosta

Hosta x 'The Razor's Edge'

SKU
7516
This unique, dwarf hosta offers brilliant green foliage with striking scarlet petioles that intensify in color with summer heat. Beautiful upright, fan-shaped clumps with rippled, lance-shaped leaves produce lavender flower spikes in midsummer. A fantastic choice for containers and shady borders. An herbaceous perennial.
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3 - 9

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Filtered sun, 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 MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
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
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureBrilliant Green Foliage

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9

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