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Hosta 'Humpback Whale'

Hosta

Plant Type: Perennial

Massive, dome-shaped mound of blue-green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves. Its color is bluest in the springtime. Blue-green scapes carry near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.

Mildred Seaver was known among hosta enthusiasts as the “Queen of Hostas”. In her lifetime, she registered 95 new varieties including: ‘Spilt Milk’, ‘Queen of the Seas’, and ‘Komodo Dragon’.


Height

36"

Spread

84"

Landscape Application:

Hostas provide texture and contrast to the shade garden: specimen, group, edging, groundcover.

Hosta 'Humpback Whale' Plant Care:

Prefers richly organic, well drained, consistently moist soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Hosta Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds

Hosta Additional Information

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