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Hosta 'Tom Terrific'

Plant Type: Hostas

(Solberg 2018) (48/49 X ‘Key West’) Large, (24″ X 40″) This is the first of Bob’s large yellow hostas with purple petioles. It is a cross of ‘Key West’ with their best purple petiole breeder. It has rounded puckered leaves showing its H. sieboldiana heritage and remains yellow all season. It is named for Tom Micheletti, good friend and past president of the AHS, as well as the cartoon superhero on Captain Kangaroo.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

Lavender

Foliage Color

Yellow

Plant Spread

36"

Good Companions

other shade plants

Plant Height

24"

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3

Soil Moisture

rich, organic, moist

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Large yellow leaves with purple petioles.

Bloom Time

mid summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

shade to part shade

Growth Rate

medium

Seasonal Interests

spring/summer