Fire And Ice Hosta

Hosta x 'Fire and Ice'

SKU
01749
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
LoreHosta 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.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 14 to 16 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasExceptional 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsFern (Polystichum); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); 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: 4-8

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