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Fire And Ice Hosta

Hosta x 'Fire and Ice'

Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
SKU #01749
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description This variegated hosta has slightly twisted leaves that feature white centers and green margins. Creates a wonderful edging in shaded gardens and borders. Lovely lavender flower stalks with white scapes rise above the foliage clumps throughout summer. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 14 to 16 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Fragrant
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Design Ideas Exceptional hosta for massing beneath the canopy of shade trees. Perfect for fleshing out foundation beds under low windows. Popular candidate for sideyards and smaller urban plots suffering from over-influence by multistory buildings. A real standout in large pots.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Fern (Polystichum); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Hosta is the grown up cousin to the plantain weed, which came to America with colonials. It naturalized so easily that Native American's claimed it sprang up wherever the white man walked.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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