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Hosta

Hosta 'Blue Shadows'

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‘Blue Shadows’ is a medium-sized plant with coarse, deep blue, variegated leaves.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsGreat 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.

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