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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.

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

Common Name Plantain lily
Family Hostaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22685
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 21" / 23"
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Soil (Garden) Hosta will grow best in rich organic Soil (Garden).
pH 5.5 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
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.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 12 weeks
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Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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