Hosta 'Rainforest Sunrise'

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Hosta

Thick, glossy green leaves that change to gold with dark green margins. Very dense, making a dramatic and colorful display. Much more slug resistant than many Hosta varieties. Light lavender blooms in the summer.  

Height

6-9 in

Spread

10-12 in

Interesting Notes

2013 HOSTA OF THE YEAR!

Bloom Time

July-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Apply a summer mulch to retain moisture and encourage development of the finest, sturdiest plant.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Maiden Hair Fern (Adiantum pedatum), Windflower (Anemone leveillei), False Spirea (Astilbe ), Yellow Corydalis (Corydalis lutea), Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum), Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), Spotted Deadnettle (Lamium maculatum), Speedwell (Veronica ), Barrenwort (Epimedium ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Variegated
Chartreuse
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist but well-drained
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