Eola Salad Bowl Hosta

Hosta x 'Eola Salad Bowl'

SKU
04149
The leaves on this new selection have wavy edges and a curved midrib. Chartreuse green to yellow foliage becomes brighter yellow with more sun. Makes a great contrast with green plants. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
LoreHostas appeared little in gardens until about the 1960s when tissue culture allowed the expansion of cultivars to the astonishing numbers there are today.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis bright little fellow looks best planted in the foreground of deeply shaded gardens. It will contrast with Hosta and other plants with emerald green or bronze foliage. Plant as a groundcover to block weeds among the acid-loving flowering shrubs. Excellent in shaded rock gardens, on slopes, embankments and low, moist pockets. Later in the season, enjoy the bright flower spikes that add interest and variety to the foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Alaskan Fern (Polystichum setiferum); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)

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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