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Sunny Hosta

Hosta 'Sun Power'

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‘Sun Power’ is a clump-forming perennial with oval to heart-shaped, yellowish green leaves below funnel-shaped, pale-lavender to white flowers in midsummer.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsExcellent specimen plant for the front and center of the border.

CareGrow in moist but well-drained, fertile soil. Shade tolerant. Grows best with full morning sun. Tolerates drought, but a summer mulch is beneficial. Full sun brings out the leaf color.

PropagationDivide plants in late summer or early spring.

ProblemsSlugs, snails, viruses, foliar nematodes. In containers, watch for vine weevils.

  • Genus : Hosta
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Flower Color : White
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