Aphrodite Hosta

Hosta plantaginea 'Aphrodite'

SKU
03698
Unusual variety treasured for its double white highly fragrant flowers held on tall stems. Deep green glossy foliage is elegant and attractive. Adds floral interest to hosta beds. Spot into shaded borders or mixed plantings beneath trees. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh plan-taj-INN-ee-a
Average Size at MaturityQuickly forms foliage clump 15 in. tall, 15 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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

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