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Hadspen Blue Hosta

Hosta x 'Hadspen Blue'

SKU
03189
Steel blue-gray leaves have a soft powdery look and create an elegant mound of foliage. Showy stalks of pale lavender flowers rise above the foliage in summer. A remarkable plant for bold foliage contrasts in shaded beds and borders. Pairs exceptionally well with bright and variegated hosta varieties. Resists slug damage. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 12 in. tall, 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Columbine (Aquilegia); Anemone (Anemone)

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: 4-9

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