•  

Eola Sapphire Plantain Lily

Hosta x 'Eola Sapphire'

Item 4147

Zones

There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden. Learn more >

USDA Zone:
3-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full shade to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

A special selection for the shade garden with striking, seersucker-like metallic blue-green leaves. Larger than others, this dramatic hosta is sure to attract attention. Slender spikes of purple-white flowers appear in summer. The thick, heavily textured foliage is resistant to slug damage. An herbaceous perennial.

Price from:

Price: $22.95

Price: $19.99

Sorry, this plant is not available in your area.
Shipping is always FREE!

Shipping Timeline

Plant shipment depends on nursery location, the specific plant's productions timetable, local weather issues, and your location. In general, plants will ship after the last front date. We appreciate your patience and understanding with your shipping process and timeline.

Shipping Timeline:

Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards

Find a Garden Center

I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
  • I'm gardening elsewhere:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Hosta x 'Eola Sapphire'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Purple
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary
Design Ideas: There are many ways to use Hosta in shaded or partially shaded gardens. Try as a groundcover, tightly packed into a mosaic of green, blue-green and variegated foliage. Use as clumps among the acid-loving flowering shrubs and for contrast against the feathery fronds of Fern. They are excellent in shaded rock gardens, on slopes and embankments and low, moist pockets. Later in the season, enjoy the bright flower spikes that add interest and variety to the foliage.

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

History

Hosta is also known as plantain lily and is related to a pernicious weed introduced to North America during colonial times. It naturalized so readily Native Americans ma,ed it "white man's foot", claiming it sprang up from every foot print left upon the soil by an immigrant.

Customer Reviews

Eola Sapphire
by Donna, April 20, 2017

Wow! This is coming in nice by my home and under a tree. I got two of these wonderful plants and they go with my pot on my porch! Can't wait for it to be fully grown out!

Write a Review For: Eola Sapphire Plantain Lily

*Rate this plant:

  • This is a required field.

* Required Fields

Shop Monrovia

Welcome to Shop Monrovia

Distinctively Better ® Plants

Monrovia is committed to enhancing the beauty and value of the North American landscape - one garden at a time. By producing hardiest plants in the industry, we offer you peace of mind and quality assurance that stands behind each and every Monrovia plant.

Shop Online in the 48 Contiguous US States

Enter a US ZIP code

Plants ordered through our online shop are only available for delivery through our participating Garden Centers in the 48 contiguous US states. Please provide a valid US ZIP code so that we can recommend plants based on where you are gardening.

PLEASE NOTE:

Unfortunately, the following item(s) is no longer available.

This item(s) will be removed from your shopping cart.
We apologize for this inconvenience.