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Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears'

Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears'
Item # HOFTMS
Availability Ships April to early November
Plant Size 3rd year, 1 to 2 eye field grown plant, freshly dug and shipped bare root
$16.75
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Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears'

(M. Zilis/E. & J. Deckert 2006)

Clump Size: (S) 18" x 7"

Leaf Size: 3" x 2" -- Vein Pairs: 9 - 11

Description: Thick, rounded, blue-green leaves are edged with brassy yellow turning creamy yellow margins with a thin white stripe between the inner and outer colors.

Blooms: Light lavender flowers bloom in dense clusters that rise just above the foliage in perfect symmetry with the clump.

Comments: Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears' is a margined sport of the very popular Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'. When grown in the sun this hosta has the most dynamic margins, showing multiple colors around the blue-green center, but in the shade the edge will be more chartreuse colored and not quite as showy. Hosta 'Mighty Mouse' is a similar sport that differs by having lighter margins in full shade.

Light: Part sun to light shade. -- Soil: Humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil.

Related Plants: Blue Mouse Ears, Mighty Mouse

Zones: 2 - 8

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