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Brother Stefan Hosta

Hosta x 'Brother Stefan'

SKU
41592
Striking, large leaves with heavy seersucker texture and a bold variegation consisting of vibrant chartreuse, irregular centers and margins in graduating shades of dark green. In early summer, strong, sturdy, green stems with yellow outlines support racemes of nearly white flowers. An herbaceous perennial. 2017 Hosta of the Year.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 30 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra);Mukdenia (Mukdenia)

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: 3-7

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