Apple-green, sun resistant leaves with emerald margins that take on golden highlights as the season progresses. Produces lavender buds and white fragrant flowers.
Hosta of the Year 2002
Blooms late summer
3-9 Find your zone
Partial Sun,Full Shade
Grow at 50-55° F under long days to promote root growth, keeping slightly dry between irrigations until sprouts appear. Once actively growing keep evenly moist and provide 35%-50% shade. A top dressing of slow release fertilizer can be applied taking care to keep away from the crown. Hosta generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low
Plant in well draining soil. Keep crown of plant at the same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.
This shade loving perennial favorite is easy to grow in various soil conditions.