Blue Angel Hosta
Hosta x 'Blue Angel'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Lore||Hosta is the grown up cousin to the plantain weed, which came to America with colonials. It naturalized so easily that Native Americans claimed it sprang up wherever the white man walked.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide; blooms reach 3 to 4 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional hosta for massing beneath the canopy of shade trees. Perfect for fleshing out foundation beds under low windows. A popular candidate for side yards and smaller urban plots suffering from over-influence by multistory buildings. A real standout in large pots paired with golden foliage.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Lush Blue Foliage|
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