Blue Angel Hosta

Hosta x 'Blue Angel'

SKU
00687
The largest of the blue hostas with pointed, silver-blue leaves forming a lush, dense, cascading mound. White, bell-like flowers on tall stems adorn the huge clump in summer. Sure to attract attention in the dappled shade garden. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
LoreHosta is the grown up cousin to the plantain weed, which came to America with colonials. It naturalized so easily that Native Americans claimed it sprang up wherever the white man walked.
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide; blooms reach 3 to 4 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasExceptional hosta for massing beneath the canopy of shade trees. Perfect for fleshing out foundation beds under low windows. A popular candidate for side yards and smaller urban plots suffering from over-influence by multistory buildings. A real standout in large pots paired with golden foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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: 3-9

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