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Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Dream Weaver'

Lightly cupped and corrugated rounded leaves with creamy centers but wide blue-green margins. Will produce white flowers mid summer.

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. They form sturdy mounds of foliage topped with lily-like blooms. This selection is a Premium Hosta selected for its excellent performance, leaf substance and resistance to garden pests along with additional criteria. The large, round, corrugated leaves have very wide blue-green margins and contrasting creamy white centres. White flowers appear in mid summer. Excellent slug resistance. Suitable also for planting in mixed containers or tubs. Hosta go completely dormant in the fall, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid spring. Easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for years. A sport of H. ?Great Expectations'.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid summer

Mature Height:

16-18 In

Hardiness Zone:

2-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Partial Sun,Full Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

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

Transplanting Instructions:

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.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

This shade loving perennial favorite is easy to grow in various soil conditions.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.