Great Expectations Hosta

Hosta x 'Great Expectations'

Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
SKU #01991
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OVERVIEW
Description Large blue-green leaves are accented with dynamic chartreuse centers and margins that fade to green. Tall spikes of pale lavender blooms sway above the foliage in summer. Creates a wonderful edging in shaded gardens and borders, mixing well with astilbes, ferns, and other shade-loving plants. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Columbine (Aquilegia); 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.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.