Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||HOSS-tuh see-bol-DI-an-ah|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 2 to 2½ ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This very large Hosta fills a lot of space in the shade garden. Blue corrugated leaves offer a unique texture against smoother Hosta for an interesting and diverse foliage garden. Leaves are a cooler color than the traditional greens and best combined with creamy rather than golden variegated plant.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, 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