Ginko Craig Hosta
Hosta x 'Ginko Craig'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Lore||Hosta was named by the Austrian, Leopold Trattinick who honored his friend and fellow countryman, Dr. N.T. Host.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 10 in. tall, spreading wider.|
|Design Ideas||Short Hosta like this one are perfect for groundcover or as an edging plant. If it's variegated, as this one is, these applications are even more dramatic. Keep in front of taller Hosta or other plants that may block the view. Perfect for weaving in and out of rock garden stones or to highlight a hidden flagstone path. Plant with muted cool-colored flowers from purple to blue, very pale pink and white to avoid overwhelming.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Color and Texture|
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 - 8