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Hosta 'Red Hot Poker'
Common Name: Plantain Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)


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Notes:
A medium sized hosta with clean, variegated, shiny, green leaves with a half inch wide, creamy white margin. As they mature, the leaves become slightly wavy and cupped. The foliage has a very good substance, is slug resistant and can handle quite a bit of sun without burning. Topped with fabulous 20-30 inch red flower scapes and lavender flowers in late summer and early fall.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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