With hefty, chartreuse-flared leaves, ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ hosta commands attention. Performing best in shade, it will tolerate some sun in our cool New England climate. Please don’t let the name fool you, however, into giving it a soggy spot; wet feet turn hostas into mush. This cultivar also sports thick leaves, which are fairly slug resistant. —Justin Nichols, Fine Gardening #147, page 70
Noteworthy CharacteristicsCharteuse flairs, slug-resistant
CareGive 'Lakeside Shore Master’ shade and moist yet well-drained soil, and it should perform well.
PropagationHostas are best propagated by root division in spring.
ProblemsAs is the case with most hostas, deer find them delectable.
- Genus : Hosta
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Uses : Shade
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest