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Hosta 'Patriot' (Hosta)

Hosta 'Patriot' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of White Flower Farm

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Hosta 'Patriot' HOSS-tah Common Name: Hosta Genus: Hosta
'Patriot' is one of the few hostas that can really take the heat. It's a tough plant with relatively large leaves, and their white edges shine in the shade the shade. In midsummer, lavender flowers appear on tall spikes. -Lou Anella, Regional Picks: Southern Plains, Fine Gardening issue #127
Care: Moist, fertile, well-drained soil.
Propagation: Divide plants in late summer or early spring.
Problems: Slugs and snails. In containers, watch for vine weevil. Also viruses and foliar nematodes.
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 Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Summer; Summer
Foliage Color Variegated Foliage
Flower Color Purple/ Lavender Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Shade
Style Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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