|Common Name||Plantain lily|
|US Patent #||PP22725|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It has thick glossy green leaves with deep maroon petioles and leaf bases.|
|Landscape Value||Container, mass, shade garden.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||15" / 30" / 24"|
|Soil (Garden)||Hosta will grow best in rich organic soil.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Hosta ‘Purple Heart’
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.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 15″ / 30″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): August, September
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry slightly between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.5 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
|Finish Time to 4″||8 – 12 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||—|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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