hosta 'great expectations'

Size: 1 gallon
  • large mound of heavily corrugated foliage
  • yellow centred leaf with a wide blue-green margin
  • near white blooms
  • bloom time: late june to early july
  • zone 3
  • height 60-65cm
  • spread 125-150cm
  • colour white
  • hosta grow best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade
  • early to mid-morning sun and dappled shade in the afternoon are ideal conditions for most hosta cultivars
  • some are full sun tolerant, when consistent moisture is provided
  • cleaning out dormant foliage in early winter will help reduce the insect population, such as slug larvae
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • attracts hummingbirds
  • low maintenance
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)