Hosta 'Raspberry Sundae' in the Hostas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 20 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Bright green and creamy white with red petioles extending into the central part of the leaves.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21Finally seeing some good growth on this plant.
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Date: 2009-12-10Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries,Inc wwwterranovanurseries.com
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