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Volcano Island Hosta

Hosta x 'Volcano Island'

Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
SKU #30151
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 24 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Fern (Microlepia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.