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Hosta ‘Purple Heart’


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Glossy lime to green leaves spotlighted with red purple in the leaf base. One of the most neat and uniform habits of any Hosta. The short petioles are almost black. A compact, densely clumping habit. Good slug resistance.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 15″ / 30″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): August, September

SKU: HOSPURHEA Categories: ,
Common Name Plantain lily
Family Liliaceae
Genus Hosta
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22725
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 15" / 30" / 24"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time August, September
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple
Leaf Color Green, White
Soil Hosta will grow best in rich organic soil.
pH 5.5 - 6.8
Exposure Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It has thick glossy green leaves with deep maroon petioles and leaf bases.
Landscape Value Container, mass, shade garden.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 12 weeks
Comments --
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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