First Frost Hosta
This plant is aptly named for its hardy foliage which lasts right until the Autumn’s first frost.
This plant is aptly named for its hardy foliage which lasts right until the Autumn’s first frost. The leaves make a statement with their green interiors, bordered by a creamy border which fades to white as the season progresses. Pinky-Purple flowers grow atop the foliage. It was awarded the Hosta of the Year in 2010 by the American Hosta Growers.
Full or Partial Shade
Regular watering to keep the soil moist but is drought tolerant once established
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 16” to 20”
Growth Width: up to 36”
Loves the shade, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Dramatic foliage
Woodland Gardens, Border, Tropical Garden
16”- 20” tall and 36” wide
To establish a deep root system, plant in well-drained, rich soil, keeping it moist with regular watering. Keep it looking neat by removing old growth in early spring. Divide every 2-3 years in spring.
Water:Regular watering to keep the soil moist though is drought tolerant once established
Sunlight:Full or Partial Shade
- Attracts Birds
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