Zone 3 - 9
A beautiful miniature! Forms a dense mound of rounded, heart-shaped leaves that emerge in spring with blue-green margins and gold centres. With maturity the leaves become cupped with blue margins and creamy-white centres and green streaks between the two. Heavily quilted leaves make this little Hosta very slug resistant. Produces near white flowers on 30 cm scapes in late spring. An outstanding ornamental perfect for containers or smaller gardens.
HEIGHT: 10-15 cm SPREAD: 35-40 cm
1 litre container size
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Image courtesy of NVK HoldingsGENERAL INFORMATION
Hosta are outstanding foliage plants generally grown in full to partial shade. However many varieties will also tolerate full sun if given a consistently moist situation. Hosta are long-lived, dependable and very easy to grow. They are undemanding and low maintenance perennials grown primarly for their fabulous foliage, however all do flower, usually in mid-to-late summer. The bell-like flowers are generally lavander or white and held on tall stalks well above the plant. Ornamental Hosta foliage is excellent for breaking up alll that homogeneous green in the garden. They are great accent plants and can create a vivid display when mass planted. Hosta are also perfect for containers.
Slug Resistant Hosta -- Look for Hosta with quilted or corrugated foliage and a thicker substance.