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Blue Mouse Ears Hosta

Hosta x 'Blue Mouse Ears'

SKU
40353
A symmetrical mound of small, heart-shaped leaves with a slight curl that resemble mouse ears. The soft blue-gray foliage has a faint white edge in early spring. The thick foliage resists slug damage. Lavender flowers stand above the foliage clumps. An herbaceous perennial. 2008 Hosta of the Year.
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3-8

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

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

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; foliage clump reaches only 6 to 7 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Astilbe (Astilbe); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); 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: 3-8

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