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Hosta 'Rocket's Red Glare'
Common Name: Plantain Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)


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Notes:
This desirable and unique hosta has prominent red petioles (leaf stems) with red pigment flowing up one third of each leaf's midrib! Breeders are working to develop red-leaved hostas and 'Rocket's Red Glare' represents the cutting edge of this effort. Arching red scapes carry lavender flowers above the mound of shiny green, wavy margined leaves of good substance.

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 ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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