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Hosta 'Sun Power' (Hosta)

Hosta 'Sun Power' Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Hosta 'Sun Power' HOSS-tah Common Name: Hosta Genus: Hosta
'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 characteristics: Excellent specimen plant for the front and center of the border.
Care: Grow 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.
Propagation: Divide plants in late summer or early spring.
Problems: Slugs, snails, viruses, foliar nematodes. In containers, watch for vine weevils.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Tolerance Drought Tolerant
Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Purple/ Lavender Flower; White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point, Waterside
Style Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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