A MEDIUM HOSTA

Botanical Name Hosta 'Fire Island'
 
Common Name Plantain Lily
Type Perennial
Exposure Shade
Size for Description MEDIUM HOSTA
Bloom Time Late Summer
Flower Color Lavender
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Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant  
Drought Tolerant yes
Moisture Lover yes
Native  
Walnut Tolerant yes
Wet Areas yes
Fragrant  
Groundcover yes
Comment MEDIUM HOSTA ~   Beautiful red petioles that seep into the contrasting gold leaves.
Care Seed heads may be removed to improve appearance.  However, the seeds do provide food for birds and may be left.  Cut foliage to ground after killing frost or in the early spring.
 
Zone 3