|Common Name||Plantain lily|
|US Patent #||PP22685|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||August, September, October|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It has better and bigger leaves than other variegated, red petiole Hosta on the market. It is very well marked.|
|Landscape Value||Container, mass planting, shade garden, accent, borders or mixed beds.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 21" / 23"|
|Soil (Garden)||Hosta will grow best in rich organic soil.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South|
Hosta ‘Raspberry Sundae’
Lovely compact Hosta with beautifully variegated leaves and striking deep burgundy petioles, leaf bases, and flower stalks. TERRA NOVA® worked on this one for many years perfecting the combination of variegation and introducing the red pigmentation to the foliage. Flower color is deep lavender purple in August.
*** 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): 9″ / 21″ / 23″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): August, September, October
|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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