Guardian Angel Hosta

Hosta x 'Guardian Angel'

SKU
30499
Misty blue-green and cream foliage quickly forms a large, gracefully arching mound. Bold, dramatic effect for the shade garden. Summer brings light lavender flowers that attract hummingbirds. Resists slug damage. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

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

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityForms foliage clump 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Columbine (Aquilegia); 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: 3-9

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