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Hosta Great Expectations

Funkia, Plantain Lily

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 20" (24" in flower) (Plant 24" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Bright textured leaves have a yellow center edged with sea green markings, and are topped with many white flowers in summer. Each leaf is unique and brightens the shade garden with its warm golden tones. Great Expectations is a slow grower but is well worth the wait. Slug resistant.

Hosta thrive in shade, even in competition with tree roots, hurray! It is hard to find a garden that won't benefit from incorporating some Hosta.

Features to Note:

  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot
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Hosta General Information:

Hosta dispaly lush foliage in diverse colors, heights, and textures. Their ability to excel in deep shade have captured gardener's hearts everywhere.

Hosta Plant Care:

Deadheading will improve the appearance of Hosta, but birds love the seeds, and some Hosta will self sow, but not usually true to the parent. Remove soupy frozen foliage in the late fall or early spring. Can be divided in spring or fall every 3-5 years.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: HOGE