Hosta 'Maraschino Cherry' in the Hostas Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10-18" tall
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Elliptic,slightly shiny. Sport of H. 'Cherry Berry'. The tall scapes, petioles, and seed pods are all dark purplish-red and attract the most attention to this solid green but excellent growing hosta.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Tubular shaped.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Grows rhizomatiously, meaning that it spreads by underground rhizomes, so make sure the eyes and dormant buds are completely buried about 1 to 2" below the soil.

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.

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Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists by AlwaysWeeding Aug 23, 2011 10:55 AM 20

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