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Hosta ‘Raspberry Sundae’


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.


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.

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

SKU: HOSRASSUN Categories: ,
Common Name Plantain lily
Family Hostaceae
Genus Hosta
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP22685
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time August, September, October
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
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
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 21" / 23"
Soil (Garden) Hosta will grow best in rich organic soil.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South
Comments --
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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