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Perennial

Hosta 'Island Breeze'

Hosta

Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  

Wide, dark green margins stand in sharp contrast to the bright yellow centers in early spring. As summer approaches, the centers become more chartreuse when plants are grown in heavier shade or lighter yellow if they are grown in more sun. Like ‘Paradise Island’, this one also has showy red speckled petioles that bleed up into the leaves.

Dark lavender flowers appear on reddish green scapes in midsummer.

Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.


Height

12"

Spread

18"

Landscape Application:

Excellent ground cover or edging plant. Great foliage accent in garden containers.

Hosta 'Island Breeze' 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
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