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An ideal foliage plant for shady areas, hosta grows well under deciduous trees, in borders, and as a ground cover. Foliage height ranges from 6 inches to 3 feet, with taller flower spikes appearing in early to mid summer.

Feed: Apply a thin layer of compost each spring, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch to retain moisture and control weeds.

Prune: After the first killing frost, cut plant back to an inch or two above soil line. Divide plants every 3 to 4 years as new growth begins in the spring, lifting plants and dividing them into clumps.



Height: 24 inches

Spread: 24 inches

Blooming: Mid Summer; Late Summer; Early Fall

Soil Moisture: Moist, well drained

Sun Exposure: Light to full shase