Hosta Fire Island

Funkia, Plantain Lily

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Red stems on foliage and flower scapes provide warm contrast and set this Hosta apart from others. Rippled foliage emerges brilliant yellow gold changing to chartreuse green in summer. Lavender flowers in midsummer. Vigorous grower.

Hosta thrive in shade, even in competition with tree roots, hurray! It is hard to find a garden that won’t benefit from incorporating some Hosta.

Details

Item Code: HOIS
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-14" (18" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 2' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant

Hosta General Information

Hosta display lush foliage in diverse colors, heights, and textures. Their ability to excel in shade has captured gardeners' hearts everywhere.

Hosta Plant Care

Hosta are generally carefree. Remove the spent flower stalks if seeding is not wanted. (Not all varieties will seed.) Be aware that seedlings are rarely true to the parent plant. Unwanted or damaged leaves can be clipped off at the base at any time. The entire plant will die back for the winter and spent foliage can usually be raked or clipped off easily in late fall or early spring. Can be divided in spring or fall every 3-5 years if desired.