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Hosta 'First Frost'

Hosta 'First Frost'
Availability Ships April to early November
Plant Size 3rd year plant shipped bare root

Hosta 'First Frost'

(Scolnik/Solberg 2002)

Clump Size: (M) 34" x 16"

Leaf Size: 7" x 5" -- Vein Pairs: 10 - 12

Description: Leaves are spear-shaped, powdery blue with a bright yellow margin that slowly lightens to cream as the season progresses.

Blooms: Pale lavender flowers in July.

Comments: This sport of H. 'Halcyon' has excellent blue color and a very attractive, bright yellow margin in the spring. By the end of the season it looks similar to H. 'El Nino' and H. 'Sleeping Beauty'.

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

Related Plants: El Nino, Halcyon, June, Sleeping Beauty

Zones: 2 - 8

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Customer Reviews

  • Author: Jeff Branch
    I was surprised by how bright the margin is - it really shows well.
  • Author: irawon
    A truly beautiful hosta that holds up well all season in my garden, growing under and at the edge of shallow rooted spruce trees. A good performer in spite of root competition.

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