Description: One of the best and most popular of the blue hosta cultivars. An erect plant to 14" tall featuring a mound of flat, spear-shaped, heavily-textured, blue-green leaves and racemes of bell-shaped, pale lilac-blue flowers on 26" scapes. This cultivar retains blue leaf color longer than most other blue hostas. A slower growing hosta (takes several years to develop mature shape) that is a dependable and versatile perennial requiring little care.
Hardy: Zone 3
Bloom Time: Summer (August)
Height: 1 1/2 feet
Spacing: 3 feet
Sun Needs: Shade - Part shade
Water Needs: Medium
Outstanding Features: Attracts hummingbirds
Uses: Boarder, shade, rock gardens. Can use flowers in arrangements.
Tips: Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. No special culture is required. Soil should be kept moist, however, especially in hot, sunny conditions.