First Frost Plantain Lily

Hosta x 'First Frost'

Item 4298

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USDA Zone:
4-9
  • Light Needs
    Full shade to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

A selection prized for its robust foliage which remains attractive straight through to the first frost! Rich blue-green leaves have a creamy yellow border that gradually fades to white. Excellent adaptability to varied climates and conditions. Thick leaves resist slug damage. Selected as 2010 Hosta of the Year. An herbaceous perennial.

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Average Size at Maturity
Foliage reaches 16 in. tall, 36 in. wide; flower stems reach 20 in. tall.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Hosta x 'First Frost'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Rate: No
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Variegated
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Purplish-pink
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen

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

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