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T Rex – Giant Hosta

$9.95

Hosta T Rex – Giant – 30″ tall, 72″ spread, near-white flowers. You’ll need some space in your garden for this giant hosta! T Rex is a monster hosta that will dwarf all your other plants. Plants have enormous matte-green leaves. Because of the large leaf size, the leaves are slightly droopy. Although it is somewhat a slow grower it is definitely worth the wait. Attracts hummingbirds. Part to full shade. Zones 3-9. Potted in 3″ pot.

272 in stock

Hardiness
3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Color
Green
Bloom Time
Early Summer
Growth
Medium
Usage
Outdoor
Exposure
Part Shade | Full Shade
Resistance
Height
Dimensions 30 in
Spread
72"

Fragrant
No
Watering
Average
Container
Yes
Planting
Spring | Fall
Attracts
Hummingbirds
Reblooming
Sold As/With
3"

Flowers are shades of white. Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots. High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas. They are most at home in shady, woodland settings and often work well as specimen or edging plants.

Especially in northern zones, hostas should be mulched with a layer of finely shredded organic material to prevent heaving in the winter. Mulch is beneficial because it retains moisture around the plant’s roots, but it is also the ideal place for slugs to hide. Watch for holes in the center of the leaves. If they are present, so are slugs. Applying a slug bait in early spring when new shoots are beginning to emerge will help to reduce the slug population. After a few years when plants are firmly established, the mulch can be removed completely, which should eliminate the slug problem altogether. Also be sure to clean all hosta foliage out of the garden in early winter after the plants have gone dormant. By doing so, you will be ridding the area of the eggs of slugs and other leaf-eating insects.

Garden Style:
Asian, Cottage, Eclectic, Formal, Woodland Shade
Other Features:
Border Plant, Cut Foliage, Easy To Grow, Attractive Foliage, Mass Planting, Specimen, Focal Point