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Hosta 'Fire Island'

Hosta hybrid 'Fire Island'

Photo: Hosta 'Fire Island'

General description

A small to medium sized hosta with eye popping spring color. Leaves emerge brilliant yellow on red petioles. The red coloring extends up into the base of each leaf. The foliage darkens slightly to chartreuse in summer. Lavender flowers mid-summer. Vigorous grower. Excellent for edging or foundation planting.

Plant requirements

Performs best in humus-rich, well-drained soil kept evenly moist.

Maintenance

Apply a summer mulch to retain moisture and encourage strong growth. Remove faded flower stalks for best display.

Practical use

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Properties

Height
20 - 40 cm
Color
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Sunlight
Partial shade
Full shade
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy