Cherry Berry Hosta

Cherry Berry Hosta

Hosta 'Cherry Berry'

$15.00

Among the most popular perennial for shaded areas these plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This selection features pointy white leaves with a wide, streaky green margin that are cupped with the ability to hold water. Stalks of pale lavender flowers rise above in late summer.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 2.2 ft FLOWER Summer, Purple
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Hosta 'Cherry Berry'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Mounds of heavily textured and deeply cupped foilage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, a groundcover or in a mass planting

Notes:

 

Pests:

Slugs may need to be controlled

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a part shade to full shade location

Drainage:

Requires average moist conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Plants go dormant in fall - dying foliage can be removed any time before mid-spring.

Clump Division:

May be divided in spring or fall, but can be left alone for years.

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Hosta shoots, leaves and flowers are all edible. May be eaten raw or cooked. Best taste from younger leaves, picked in the morning when moisture content is highest. Best part is the 'hoston' which is the rolled up leaf as it emerges in spring

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot