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Hosta

Hosta 'Blue Angel'

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‘Blue Angel’ makes a very large tiered mound of heavily textured blue leaves that can be as wide as 18 in. in diameter.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsGreat at the base of small trees or shrubs.

PropagationDivide plants in late summer or early spring.

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

  • Genus : Hosta
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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