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Hallson Gardens :: Hosta Plants :: Hosta 'Aphrodite'

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Hosta 'Aphrodite'
 
Hosta 'Aphrodite'

Hosta 'Aphrodite'

(Maekawa 1940)

Clump Size: (L) 48" x 25"

Leaf Size: 12" x 11" -- Vein Pairs: 9 - 11

Description: Leaves are smooth and shiny, medium green with prominent veins, cascading to form a nice mound.

Blooms: Very fragrant, 6" long, pure white double flowers bloom in August.

Comments: Hosta plantaginea 'Aphrodite' is a naturally occurring double white flowering mutation of the August lily, Hosta plantaginea. The very large, double white flowers develop best with regular and consistent moisture, especially when they are sending up flower scapes, though they are not very reliable to flower. Some will say that sunlight is important, however we've grow our Hosta 'Aphrodite' in both sunny and shady locations and have found that natural moisture trumps the sunlight requirement when it comes to reliable flowering.

Light: Part sun to full shade. -- Soil: Humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Apply a layer of mulch to protect from heaving in winter and to keep moist in summer..

Related Plants: plantaginea, Athena

Zones: 2 - 9

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Item # HOAPDT
Availability Out of stock, next availability unknown
Price (ea): $15.00

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05/22/2015

Welcome to summer - it's hosta season!

We would like to thank you for all of your spring orders. It was another successful spring shipping season and we will now continue to ship hostas, daylilies, and bearded Iris through the summer. The rest of the bare root perennials need to stay in the ground until fall as they are too actively growing to go cross country at the moment, so any new orders placed for perennials will now ship in the fall.

Hostas ship all summer and are always dug fresh. Each order is soaked for a period of time to allow the roots to absorb enough water to plump up the foliage, then the roots are wrapped in wet paper towels and covered with a bag. Your plants are sent in tall boxes to allow for all of the foliage. New orders for immediate shipping typically turned around in about 5 days, though sometimes sooner.

The nursery is NOW OPEN to the public 7 days a week from 9am to 9pm, including all holidays. We will close in October, depending on the fall weather, so if you are in the area we would love to show you around and help you pick out some plants. We are located on the west side of US Highway 127, 17 miles south of Jackson, Michigan, and 1/2 mile north of US-12.

Feel free to email us or call us toll free at 866-568-1474 with any questions and thank you very much for your continued support!

Sincerely yours, Chris Wilson and Brian Hall, Hallson Gardens



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