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Hosta 'Rainforest Sunrise'

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Easily one of our best sellers! In Tom Carlson's top 5 favorites.
Differences between Starter TC and Advanced Starter plants
Hosta 'Rainforest Sunrise'

Hosta 'Rainforest Sunrise' (Starter TC)

Regular Price: $7.95

Special Price $5.95

Description

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The rounded, fluorescent leathery, golden leaf is encircled by a dramatic dark green border. Cupped and heavily puckered. It appears to be faster-growing than its famous parent H. 'Maui Buttercups.' Each small, 16" wide clump is topped in early summer with an 18" tall scape of light lavender flowers. Sun-resistant, slug-resistant, and fast-growing. This is truly a stunning and distinctive new hosta. Hosta of the Year in 2013.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2006
Growing Zones No
AHS Rating No
AHS Mini Rating No
Plant - Ploidy Assumed Diploid
Plant - Bog Tolerant No
Plant - Density No
Hosta - Drought Tolerant No
Plant - Fun Name No
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant - Height 10"
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2013
Plant - Patented No
Plant - Patent Number No
Plant - PPAF No
Plant - Rhizomatous No
Plant - Shape Mound-like
Plant Size Small
Sun Resistant Yes
Slug Resistant Yes
Plant - Wave Spacing 18"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 24"
Leaf - Base No
Leaf - Color Detail Golden yellow leaf with a medium green margin
Leaf Color (Center) Yellow
Leaf Color (Margin) Green
Leaf - Cupped Intensely
Leaf - Cup Direction Up
Leaf - Flat Edge No
Leaf - Corrugation Intensely
Leaf - Folded No
Leaf - Twisted No
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Leaf - Piecrust No
Fragrant Flower No
Leaf - Substance Good
Leaf - Margin Contortion Flat
Leaf - Margin Size Narrow
Leaf - Margin Width (inches) 0.5
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Shape Nearly Round
Leaf - Size 5" x 5" W
Leaf - Length 5
Leaf - Width 5
Leaf - Mottled No
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Splashed No
Leaf - Streaked No
Leaf - Upper Leaf Luster Dull
Leaf - Under Leaf Luster Dull
Leaf - Vein Color No
Leaf - Vein Furrows Prominent
Leaf - Vein Pairs 12
Leaf - White Leaf Back No
Flower - Bracts No
Flower - Branched Scape No
Flower - Clustered Bloom No
Flower - Color Lavender
Flower - Double Blooms No
Flower - Reblooms No
Flower - Striped Bloom No
Flower - Inflorescence No
Flower - Pod Color No
Flower - Scape Color Green
Flower - Scape Height 39
Flower - Scape Height Range 39
Bloom Month(s) June, July
Flower - Season June 1 to July 15
Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No
Flower - Size No
Flower - Shape Bell
Flower - Viable Seed No
Petiole Color No
Petiole - Shape No
Petiole - Size No
Petiole - Variegation No
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator Winterberry Farms & J. Anderson
Hybridizing - Namer J. Anderson
Hybridizing - Introducer J. Anderson
Hybridizing - Registrant J. Anderson
Hybridizing - Sport Of H. 'Maui Buttercups'
Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 2003
Reviews

Customer Reviews 3 item(s)

love the varigation
I love this plant. Mine gets AM sun and has grown well. The contrast of green and gold is striking and I like that the gold center is so broad.
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Review by jo / (Posted on 9/2/2015)
An unexpected feature in deep shade
The color and character of Rainforest Sunrise brighten up my deep shade garden. It looks as though there is a little light shining on it. I am also very pleased that leaves do not brown on the edges in my hot dry summer. I love this hosta! I got it from Hostas Direct last year and it is already a star in my garden!
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Review by Kirsten / (Posted on 8/31/2015)
Solid plant
I planted this in a darker spot of my shade garden and it really rises to the occasion of bringing some sunshine into the landscape.
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Review by Floreana / (Posted on 3/27/2015)
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