Hosta Regal splendor(Bareroot PLANT) Perennial
Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
- Hostas are a mainstay of shade gardens. Notwithstanding the often showy flowers produced, hostas are primarily grown in shady areas for the ornamental excellence of their foliage. Very effective in groups or massed. Good background plant. Shady borders, shade gardens or woodland gardens.
These huge hosta plants are 36" high and 48" across. The leaves are glaucous gray blue with irregular margins of creamy yellow to ivory, thick, wavy and arching. Flowers are medium lavender, funnel shaped, on 60" scapes in late summer.
Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This stunning large specimen selection has powdery grey-blue leaves, edged in creamy white. Tall stems of lavender flowers appear in August. 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. Good slug resistance. While deer enjoy eating Hosta, this variety may be slightly less palatable to deer than others.
Planting & Growing
Hosta will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 30 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.