Summer Breeze Hosta

Hosta x 'Summer Breeze'

SKU
30731
Medium to dark green foliage surrounded by creamy yellow margins add a pop of color to shady areas in the garden. Pale lavender, tubular flowers bloom above the heart-shaped leaves in summer. This perennial’s broad clumping form is superb for groundcovers, accents, or containers.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Astilbe (Astilbe); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist soil. Thrives in dappled shade. Avoid harsh afternoon sun. Mulch to maintain summer moisture, avoiding crowns. Remove old,faded flowers. Fertilize monthly. Cut back in fall or early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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