Hosta plantaginea 'Aphrodite'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||HOSS-tuh plan-taj-INN-ee-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly forms foliage clump 15 in. tall, 15 to 18 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8