• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat, to maintain consistently moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Compact clumping growth to 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide. Flower scapes reach 12 in. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage for Shade
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Average landscape size:Compact clumping growth to 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide. Flower scapes reach 12 in. tall.
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat, to maintain consistently moist soil.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This selection was discovered as a sport of the popular Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears', introduced by Walter's Gardens in 2009.