Hosta

Hosta 'Blue Shadows'

Photo/Illustration: 
Bonnie Blanchette
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Hosta (Hosta 'Blue Shadows')
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Genus:  Hosta
'Blue Shadows' is a medium-sized plant with coarse, deep blue, variegated leaves.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Great at the base of small trees or shrubs.
Propagation: 

 Divide plants in late summer or early spring.

Problems: 

 Slugs and snails. In containers, watch for vine weevil. Also viruses and foliar nematodes.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Niagara
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers,
Slopes and Hillsides,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point,
Waterside
Style
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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