Volcano Island Hosta

Hosta x 'Volcano Island'

SKU
30151
Thick, lush yellow-green leaves with blue-green margins quickly form a large, beautiful arching mound. Red leaf petioles bleed into the leaf base, complementing the red-stemmed purple flowers that arise in midsummer. This herbaceous perennial provides a pop of color to shady beds and borders.
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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; reaches 15 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Fern (Microlepia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)

Provide slightly acidic, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposure. Water deeply, regularly in the 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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